Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Follow the leader?

Palm Sunday March 28, 2021 Isaiah 50:4-9, Philippians 2:5-11, Matthew 21:1-11Follow the leader? There are various categories of influencers: Mega-Influencers have more than a million followers. Major brands may pay them up to $1million dollar for a post. Many of them are celebrities. Macro-Influencers have between 40,000-1million followers. They have a high profile and…

From Cross to Glory

March 21, 2021 Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33  From Cross to Glory Greek culture and language were dominant during the time of Jesus. This is why the New Testament was written in Greek. Hellenism, that is the ancient Greek culture had spread since the time of Alexander the Great. Ancient Greeks were known for their philosophical thinking, religious…

Snakes and a cross.

March 14, 2021    Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21     Snakes and a cross.             Another bizarre story in the Book of numbers. Yes, the Book of Numbers has some strange stories about a blossoming rod that bore ripe almonds, water gushing from a rock, and a talking…

The same old no more!

Third Sunday in Lent. March 7, 2021 Exodus 20:1-17, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2;13-22            The same old no more!             This is the time of the year when most of us are getting a bit tired of the “same old”. Winter has been long and cold, the pandemic…

Lament

February 28, 2021       Genesis 17;1-7, 15-17, Romans 4;13-25, Mark 8:31-38        Lament             Last Sunday’s sermon title was: Complain or Proclaim?  The gist of the sermon was that God’s people, in spite of difficult circumstances should not…

Complain or proclaim?

February 21, 2021        Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15 Complain or proclaim?               A 2018 article by two psychologists started with these words: “Americans find an alarming number of things to complain about.” Apparently, the rate of complaints in…

Selfish to selfless

          Transfiguration           February 14, 2021 Selfish to selfless             When someone is told that she is selfish, it is undoubtedly seen as a criticism, a response to a negative action. After all the Bible is clear…

All things work together for good.

February 7, 2021         Psalm 18:1-6; Genesis 45:1-8;  Romans 8:28-39;  Mark 8:22-26  All things work together for good.                         A Good Ending…

Trusting God

January 31, 2021.   Exodus 16; Colossians 1:15-23; John 6:22-40 Trusting God             As a child, I loved the Bible story about the bread from heaven called manna. Children intuitively see both the generosity of God and the stubbornness of the Israelites. maybe the children’s Bible helped to solidify the…

Honesty, Truth & Respect

January 24, 2021  Isaiah 64:1-12;  Acts 17:16-34; John 16:4-15 Honesty, Truth & Respect The earliest form of writing appeared approximately 5000 years ago. From the earliest writings we find evidence of the existence of religion. It is generally accepted that societies practiced various forms of religions long before they had written things down. Religion is…