Sermons from January 2021

Sermons from January 2021

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…

Called and Equipped

January 17, 2021  Isaiah 6:1-13; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; John 20:19-31 Called and Equipped               Brett Steenbarger is a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Syracuse, NY. In a recent article in the Forbes magazine he described three groups of people at a workplace:…

Faith and Trust

January 10, 2021   Faith and Trust Jeremiah 17:1-13, Ephesians 2:1-10, Mark 2:1-12             The prophet Jeremiah describes the sin of Judah as being deeply ingrained. He compares it to an inscription carved with an iron pen, an engraver’s tool. With a diamond point it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts,…

New Year

January 3, 2021     New Year           Happy New Year to you! Another new year! And I don’t know anyone who feels that we need more of 2020. There was not a lot of dancing and joy in 2020. We pray and hope that 2021 will be better than its predecessor. But no-one knows of course how this year will unfold.…