Sermons from February 2020

Sermons from February 2020

Dust we are!

February 26, 2020  Ash Wednesday Dust we are!             Ash Wednesday, our Lenten journey has started. What is this journey all about? The biblical witness is found in the opening epic of the human story. After the fall of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden we hear God’s words: “you are dust and to dust…

Moses, Elijah and Jesus.

February 23, 2020 Baptism, Communion Malachi 4:1-5, Matthew 17:1-9 Moses, Elijah and Jesus.             Marcion of Sinope was a controversial figure within the church in the early part of the second century of the common era.  He preached that the God who sent Jesus into the world was a different, higher deity…

Let your Yes be Yes?

February 16, 2020. Deuteronomy 30:15-20, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Matthew 5:21-37 Let your Yes be Yes?               Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire under Constantine the Great. This happened in the 4th century of the Common Era. Constantine was about 42 years old when he converted…

Not complicated!

February 2, 2020.  Micah 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12 Not complicated! I think it is appropriate to use some sport-related references as an introduction to today’s sermon. Today is after all Superbowl Sunday. People love to gather around food, drink and TV to watch Football and/or Commercials. You don’t need to be a football lover to appreciate the…