Sermons from June 2017

Sermons from June 2017

Stories of Resilience and Renewal

She sat on the old wooden bench, on the top of the mountain, soaking in the warm sun and the cool breeze. Calm, composed and stately, she wasn’t taking part in the workshop – she had no need to hear people jabber, she said- she was there to be closer to God’s presence, simple as that. The thick lenses of her eyeglasses made me wonder what kind of view of the vista she could take in. Her fine white hair…

How Loved Are You?

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the one that is lost until he finds it? When he has found it, he lays it on…

Where is the Holy Spirit?

“On the last day of the festival (of Tabernacles – celebrating God’s faithfulness to the Hebrew people in their journey in the Wilderness)… the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, ‘Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.’” Now he said this about the Spirit, which believers in him were to…