Sermons from November 2021

Sermons from November 2021

A Tale of Two Options

November 28, 2021                             1St Sunday of Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13, Luke 21:25-36 A Tale of Two Options           First time visitors to USA are…

Give Thanks!

Thanksgiving Service 2021 Give Thanks!           The reading from Deuteronomy reminds me of the words by John. A. Shed: “He who thanks but with the lips thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving comes from the heart.”           God took care of ancient Israel. God…

Joy, Awe, and Amazement

Stewardship Sunday 2021         November 14, 2021 Jeremiah 31:10-14, 1 Thes. 5:12-28, Luke 5:17-26 Joy, Awe, and Amazement            “May you live in interesting times”. Actually there is no real evidence that this a Chinese curse.          …

Generous people of a Generous God

November 7, 2021   Malachi 3:16-18, Romans 12:1-8, Matthew 22:34-40, 28:16-20 Generous people of a Generous God           The great Old Testament scholar, Gerhard von Rad pointed out that the oldest creed of ancient Israel is to be found in our OT Deuteronomy 26:5-9: “A wandering Aramean was my ancestor; he went down…