“A Hebrew Son Cast into the Nile”

  Exodus 1:22-2:10 (text); Matt 1:18-23; 2:1-2, 10-16; Acts 7:17-22; Heb 11:23-26 © December 1, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) • Download liturgy (PDF) Introduction Beloved congregation of Christ: Every … [Read more...]

Treasures, Hearts, Tithes (Matthew 6:19-24)

Solomon and the Queen Of Sheba by Giovanni Demin

Your iPods, iPhones and iPads may be treasures on earth, but they are trash in heaven. Your earthly possessions are of no value to you in heaven. You yourselves will be of no value to God, if all the treasures you laid … [Read more...]

Our Lord’s Glad News

Jeremiah by Chagall

  Our song of grief in the midst of suffering is to turn into a new song of praise after God pulls us out of the muddy pit. This is why the Psalms often speak of “a new song," not because the Psalmist composes a … [Read more...]

Which of the Ten Commandments Did Adam Break?

Decalogue parchment

When Adam ate of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, he broke the: First Commandment: "He set up a new trinity: belly, self and devil. He set all three ahead of the Lord; anything placed before Him is … [Read more...]

New Sermon Series: “God and His People in the Wilderness”

Last Sunday, in the mission church that meets at Mars Hill Study Center, I preached the first sermon in a series entitled "God and His People In the Wilderness." This series is based on Numbers, the fourth book in the … [Read more...]

True Comfort for God’s People (Isaiah 40:1-5)

  Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11; Luke 2:22-36 ● Text: Isaiah 40:1-5 Download sermon (PDF) November 30, 2008 When someone dies, we comfort one another in our grief. We comfort those who suffer, those who are … [Read more...]

The Ancient Path to True Worship (Jeremiah 6:16)

  Text: Jeremiah 6:16 Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 6:1-26; Matthew 7:13-14 September 21, 2008 Print this sermon (PDF) About ten years ago, we went on a hike to a big, raging waterfall in the … [Read more...]