Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Way of Salvation

September 11, 2016              17th Sunday of Pentecost Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28        1 Timothy 1:12-17          Luke 15:1-10 In 1Timothy, Paul is talking about the gratitude that he has to Christ who received him into his service, even though … Continue reading

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Saved by the Christ

September 4, 2016    16th Sunday of Pentecost Deuteronomy 30:15-20       Philemon 1: 1-21            Luke 14:25-33 For the next few weeks I am going to be taking a course in Methodist Theology. Some of my assignments are to write a sermon on … Continue reading

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Peter the Imperfect

August 21, 2016                     14th Sunday of Pentecost 1 Peter 1: 3-6, 13-19            Luke 13: 10 – 17               If you read the book of Acts you will notice that about midway through … Continue reading

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A Teacher Called Huldah

August 14, 2016         13th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Chronicles: 34: 1-2, 8, 14, 18-33                 Hebrews 11:29 – 12:2             Luke 12: 49-52 Huldah is one of those Old Testament characters you never learn about when you study the Bible as … Continue reading

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A Second and Imperfect King

August 7, 2016           12th Sunday of Pentecost        King David 1 Samuel 16: 1- 13                  Luke 12:32-40 David is often portrayed as a myth-like ideal, kind of like Britain’s King Arthur. He is primarily portrayed as the King who … Continue reading

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Getting Distracted is So Easy

July 31, 2016             11th Sunday in Pentecost Hosea 11:1-11       Colossians 3:1-11       Luke 12:13-21 Both of these readings today specifically mention GREED. Jesus says to a man who wants him to solve a family inheritance dispute to be on guard … Continue reading

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