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Living Water

Living Water

May 31, 2020

Sermon on John 7:37-39, for Pentecost 2020 (A series), about Jesus' promise of the Holy Spirit, and how He borrowed the unique imagery of the Feast of Tabernacles ceremony to speak about Himself as the Living Water. What is spiritual thirst? What is the Scriptural imagery behind Jesus' words? 

Christ changes our suffering

Christ changes our suffering

May 25, 2020

Sermon on 1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11, for the 7th Sunday of Easter 2020 A, about suffering and trials for the Christian, and how we respond to it. How does the fact that Christ suffered in the flesh change things? How do we deal with anxiety or worry? What is Jesus' invitation to us? 

From the unknown to the Known God

From the unknown to the Known God

May 19, 2020

Sermon on Acts 17:16-31 for the 6th Sunday of Easter 2020 (A series), about Paul's speech in Athens on the Areopagus, or Mars Hill. Paul builds a connection to the local audience by the conversation about the "unknown god" and proceeds to teach about the Known God, and how the God of the Bible is different from all others, and revealed Himself (made Himself Known) in Christ Jesus. 

What I See in the Mirror

What I See in the Mirror

May 15, 2020

Sermon on Matthew 5:17-37, given during the month of February 2020, about Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, and how God's Law presents us with a mirror to see our own lives. How do we respond to what we see in the mirror? What do we see in the mirror besides ourselves and the Law? 

Spiritual Growth

Spiritual Growth

May 15, 2020

Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10, for the 5th Sunday of Easter 2020 (A series), about spiritual growth; how we "taste and see that the Lord is good"; and how believers are "living stones" in the spiritual house of Christ. 

Know His Voice

Know His Voice

May 9, 2020

Sermon on John 10:1-10, for the 4th Sunday of Easter 2020 (A series), about Jesus the Good Shepherd, and how we know His voice and distinguish it from the voices of frauds and imposters. 

Emmaus Road

Emmaus Road

May 9, 2020

Sermon on Luke 24:13-35, for the 3rd Sunday of Easter 2020 (A series), about the meeting of Jesus with the disciples on the Road to Emmaus. What does this teach us about how to read Scripture, and about the key ways in which Jesus is revealed to us? 

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