Sermons from February 2018

Sermons from February 2018

Afraid and Amazed: Doing the Right Thing

Reading through Luke’s Gospel is like stepping into a flowing stream; the water has been moving along long before you’ve arrived, and it comes from a source sight unseen. The stories in Luke function as stepping stones, guides for us to know where we’re going and to help us cross safely and securely. There is a deeper rhyme and reason to the way the stories are organized and told in Luke’s gospel than we are generally aware. The first stepping…

Afraid and Amazed: Healed by Jesus

One Sabbath while Jesus was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked some heads of grain, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them. But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?” Jesus answered, “Have you not read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? He entered the house of God and took and ate the bread of the Presence, which it is not lawful for any but…