Sermons (Page 17)

Vetting Jesus

Simon the Pharisee invited Jesus to his home to evaluate him, to vet him. The woman with the ointment cared for Jesus and had acknowledged her sins. As Jesus forgave the debt of the woman, he forgives our debt of sin. Lord, may we acknowledge and ask forgiveness for our sins, and let us rejoice…

Safety Net

Jesus’ intervention  to raise the widow’s son was based in a gut feeling, he removed barriers of fear and distress. In the same way Jesus was her safety net. We can be a safety net for others through outreach. But we need the right spirit. Have we changed? Are we truly following him? We must…

What is Pentecost?

What is Pentecost to you? To me? Is it candles and sea breezes? Or violent winds and tonges of fire? The work of the Holy Spirit cannot be contained. God is unstoppable, and we cannot predict what he brings when he moves in our lives. The Holy Spirit comes when we least expect it, and…

Unity: The Impossible Dream?

The loss of unity started with Adam. There are many more examples throughout the Bible: Cain and Abel Moses and the people James and John Christ prayed for unity in the church. As He asks may we be perfectly one in the faith and knowledge of God’s love. P.S. Don’t forget to call your mother…

The Good Shepherd

“If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly!” The people of Jesus’ time were looking for more proof. But they already had all the proof they needed, they lacked the faith. Lord, may we have faith in our Good Shepherd, that we may believe and follow You!

Turning Enemies into Friends

Enemies are someone or something you do battle with. A person, an addiction, a behavior you fight with all the time. All sin makes us enemies with God. How can we be reconciled and put an end to hostility? Jesus gave his life for us so we may also be reconciled.