Sermons on Jeremiah

Sermons on Jeremiah

Planting Trees on Level Ground

Luke 6:17-26 and Jeremiah 17:5-10 Location, location, location. Any real estate agent will tell you that where a house is situated is the critical feature that can make or break a sale. Location is also important when it comes to gardening. Some plantings thrive in places that receive direct sunlight. Others need shade or they will wilt and wither. Soggy soil can cause problems for some plants, while others demand to be well watered. Location also determines whether our spiritual…


Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Luke 13:10-17 What would a sermon series that was inspired by Sedona be without any mention of vortexes? Ever since the 70’s and 80’s Sedona has been a Mecca for spiritual seekers. One of the prime reasons has been the existence of places–called vortexes–where one is said to be able to encounter concentrated metaphysical energy and heightened spiritual experiences. Vortexes differ from most of Sedona’s other charms in that they are not appreciated with the eyes or…

Plans and Goals

Preached FCCW, May 12, 2019 (Senior Sunday) Jeremiah 29:11-13   In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat advises Alice that, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” In the adventures of real life though, whether it’s going from Point A to Point B on a map, going from High School to a future career, or going from a career to retirement, most of us would rather have a good idea of where we…

Blessed Be

Preached FCCW on February 17, 2019 Jeremiah 17:5-10 and Luke 6:17-26 When I was a kid, my parents gave me a subscription to Highlights for Children, a monthly magazine for kids. Other than the grown-up feeling I got from having magazines delivered in the mail just for me, there’s not a lot else I can recall about the magazine’s content. Except for Goofus and Gallant. Goofus and Gallant were the names of two characters who appeared in a comic strip…

Be Prepared

Preached FCCW, February 3, 2019 Jeremiah 1:4-10   In 1907, Robert Baden-Powell devised the Scout motto: Be Prepared. When someone asked him, “Be prepared for what?” his answer was, “Why, for any old thing.” Of course, no matter how laser focused you are on being prepared for “any old thing,” there are some things that you just can’t be prepared for.

From the Heart

Preached FCCW, October 16, 2016 There’s a card game that we play in Confirmation class.