Sermons To Go (Page 14)

Sermons To Go (Page 14)

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The Avoidance Response

Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Mark 1:14-20 Let’s play a little Bible word association. When I say Jonah, What’s the first word that comes to your mind?Was it “whale”? Maybe that’s because the story of Jonah and the Whale is one of those “nursery rhyme” kind of Bible stories, like Noah’s Ark or David and Goliath, that we never forget. But the book of Jonah is not just for kids. And, in case you didn’t notice, there’s not a single whale in…
CALL WAITING

Call Waiting

1 Samuel 3:1-10 Does anyone remember those old Verizon commercials with the guy who roams from place to place asking again and again, “Can you hear me now?” The story of how the young boy, Samuel, was called by God to be a prophet reminds me of that commercial. Young Samuel was sleeping in the Temple at Shiloh, near where the Ark of the Lord was kept. The Ark of the Lord was a kind of chest that was said…

Rise & Shine

Preached Jan 4, 2015 Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12 What is the difference between darkness and thick darkness? The prophet Isaiah described a time of “darkness covering the earth and thick darkness over the peoples.” How can anything be darker than darkness? When I was a kid, my family used to take camping trips to New Hampshire. We had a big old Army style tent, made of heavy, olive green canvas that made the interior of the tent pitch dark,…

The House That God Built

The House That God Built 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 and Luke 1:26-38 Preached FCCW December 21, 2014 About a half hour south of here is a place called Overlook Farm. Overlook is operated by Heifer Project International. It’s purpose is to educate the public about Heifer’s mission to fight poverty and hunger. Part of the farm is something called the Global Village. The Global Village contains replicas of about a dozen different kinds of homes from different areas of the…