Sermons from October 2016

Sermons from October 2016

Putting Second First: The Household of God

I need to share an introduction to our scripture today…(that is, if you haven’t been reading Paul’s 2nd letter to the Corinthians lately.) The Apostle Paul knew these people to whom he was writing- personally. This is at least his second letter to them. He had lived with them for nearly a year, some time before. (He may well have written up to eight letters to them, delivered by his assistants, Timothy and Titus.) The Corinthians had also written to…
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A Sermon on the Good Samaritan

“Just then an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?”      He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?”        He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.”      And he said to him,…