Monthly Archives: October 2016

Stepping Up in the New Covenant

October 30, 2016                   24th Sunday After Pentecost Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4            2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12       Luke 19 1-10 Another tax collector! Last week we talked about the tax collector in a parable who was in the temple with the Pharisee. The … Continue reading

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Leading in the New Covenant

October 23, 2016      23rd Sunday of Pentecost Joel 2:23-32                2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18          Luke 18:9-14 All of us at one time or another assume the mantle of leadership. Actually many people I know wouldn’t agree with that statement. They … Continue reading

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Living the Change to the New Covenant

October 16, 2016      22nd Sunday in Pentecost Jeremiah 31:27-34                   2 Timothy 3:14-4:5                Luke 18:1-8 Last week I preached about how Jeremiah was trying to give hope and a way forward to people who were going into exile. He told … Continue reading

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Serving Beyond the Bad Times

October 9, 2016         21st Sunday in Pentecost Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7       2 Timothy 2:8-15       Luke 17:11-19 In today’s scripture Jeremiah is talking to the people of ancient Judea, who are about to be exiled from their homelands because of war. And … Continue reading

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Following Our Holy Calling

October 2, 2016         World Communion Sunday                 20th Sunday in Pentecost 2 Timothy 1:1-14                   Luke 17:5-10 Today on World Communion Sunday I cannot think of a better line of scripture, or a better prayer, to bring up than the request … Continue reading

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Seek the Lord Where He May be Found

September 25, 2016              19th Sunday of Pentecost Jeremiah 32: 1-3a, 6-15                       1 Timothy 6:6-19                   Luke 16:19-31 Today in 1 Timothy 6:10 we have one of Paul’s most misquoted lines of the Bible. It is not as so many people … Continue reading

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Working with God in the System

September 18, 2016              18th Sunday in Pentecost Jeremiah 8:18-9:1        1 Timothy 2:1-7         Luke 16:1-13             This is one of those Bible passages that makes you feel like you need a compass, a road map, and a codebook to help you … Continue reading

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