Sermons on Deuteronomy

Sermons on Deuteronomy

This Is Your Brain on Gratitude

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 and John 6:25-35 Back when the War on Drugs was front page news, there ran a memorable Public Service Ad, where a guy stood in front of a stove with an egg in his hand, saying “This is your brain.” Then he drops the egg into a hot skillet on the stove. The camera zooms in on the egg sizzling in the pan, as the man’s voiceover says “This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?” And the…

The Turtle on the Fencepost

Deuteronomy 8:7-18 Preached FCCW November, 19, 2017       Thanksgiving Sunday Could there ever be a Biblical passage better suited for the Thanksgiving holiday than today’s Old Testament reading from Deuteronomy? Moses whet the Israelites’ appetite for the Promised Land that awaited them by focusing on the easy access to food they would enjoy there. He portrayed Canaan as a land of olive trees, fruits and honey, and bread without scarcity. Which I think meant the same thing then as it…

A Matter of the Heart

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 and Matthew 5:21-37 Preached FCCW, 2/12/2017 Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that some people really get into, while others are not such big fans.  They may go through the motions to make someone else happy, but their hearts just aren’t in it.