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Children of God

Children of God

September 29, 2020

Sermon on Philippians 2:14-16, for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about how we are called to be Children of God in a crooked and twisted generation. How do we grow up into the identity of Christ? 

Better than Fair

Better than Fair

September 22, 2020

Sermon on Matthew 20:1-16, for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard, some who arrived early and some late, but all received the same pay. What underlies our frequent complaint: "It's not fair!"? How does Christ give us something "Better than fair?" 

Forgiveness from the Heart

Forgiveness from the Heart

September 15, 2020

Sermon on Matthew 18:21-35, for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, and what it means to "forgive your brother from your heart." What are counterfeits of true forgiveness? What does true forgiveness look like, and how do we change from unforgiving to be able to forgive our brother from our heart? 

Under God

Under God

September 8, 2020

Sermon on Romans 13:1-10, for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about God's design for peace and justice through government, and the role and responsibility of citizens to God and government, and the responsibility of government to God. After our duties in relation to the law and government, what is the Good News for God's people?

Set on the Things of God

Set on the Things of God

September 1, 2020

Sermon on Matthew 16:21-28, for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about Peter's struggle with understanding the mystery of God's plan, and especially as it related to Jesus' cross and suffering. How do we face the same struggle when life doesn't make sense, and we endure sufferings and crosses? 

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