Forgiveness is not meant to be measured out by the teaspoon...but poured out freely through the lips, by the cup and welling up like living waters from the font! Hear the full audio of "Not Condemning, But Forgiving" A sermon on Luke 6:36-42 / Fourth Sunday after Trinity / 14 July 2019 What is Baptism? … Continue reading Not Condemning, But Forgiving
One lost sheep rescued. One precious, missing coin recovered. As Jesus celebrates one sinner who repents, He refuses to celebrate that glad victory alone! Hear the full audio of "He Calls Together His Friends and Neighbors" A sermon on Luke 15:1-10 / Third Sunday after Trinity / 07 July 2019
Are you playing Jenga with the Christian faith? Embracing hostility toward some "them" rather than peace in Christ? Christ is the Cornerstone, the foundation of the apostles and prophets are plumb in line with Him. Upon that foundation, you and I--alongside those of every race and tribe and people and nation throughout the ages, we … Continue reading You ARE Being Built Together
Light and heat are inseparable from a candle's flame. So also faith and love are inseparable from the Christian life... Hear the full audio of "There is No Fear in Love" A sermon on 1 John 4:16-21 / First Sunday after Trinity / 23 June 2019 1 John 4:16-21 (ESV) 16 So we have come to … Continue reading There is No Fear in Love
We all love a moving conversion story: Here a man whose life is decisively marked by his obedience to the Law and expertise in holy writ is told even he must be born again--by water and the Spirit! Such new birth might rightly be called 'labor,' but the Holy Spirit does all the work of … Continue reading You Must Be Born Again!
"If" is a spiritually dangerous word when it passes Satan's lips, but from our Lord's lips, it's full of promises now fulfilled... Hear the full audio of "We Will Make Our Home With Him" A sermon on John 14:23-31 / Day of Pentecost / 9 June 2019 Thanks for reading or listening. Share with a … Continue reading We will Make Our Home with Him
Our ascended Lord Jesus lives and reigns! He promised and has given the Helper to cause you to walk in His ways: love and hospitality, divine speech and service in the strength God provides... Hear the full audio of "Good Stewards of God's Grace" A sermon on 1 Peter 4:7-14 / Seventh Sunday of Easter … Continue reading Good Stewards of God’s Grace