Sermon on Colossians 3:15-17, for Thanksgiving Eve, about how worship and music express our thankfulness to God. What does it mean to live with thankfulness in our heart and lives? Happy Thanksgiving, or Hau'oli La Ho'omaikai to you all!
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 15:20-28, for the Last Sunday of the Church Year 2020 (A), about the implications of Christ's Second Coming, and how He will hand over the kingdom to God after destroying every rule, authority, and power. What are the earthly and spiritual rulers, and why has all rule but God's rule ultimately failed? What is the hope and anticipation of believers in the restored rule of God?
Sermon on Psalm 143 (this week's Introit), for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about the believer's relationship to God in prayer, and what characteristics are revealed of God and of us. How does the believer display a "wonderful openness" to God, and what do they receive? How does Christ pray this Psalm for us and in us?
Sermon on Matthew 25:1-13, for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost 2020 (A), about the Parable of the Ten Virgins. How does it illustrate the finality of Jesus' return, and provide warnings about readiness and faith? What does the readiness and faith of the believer look like, in contrast to the world?