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Path of Life

Path of Life

April 6, 2015

Sermon on Psalm 16 and Mark 16:1-8, and the parallels between the Exodus of the Israelites led by Moses, and the new, Second Exodus led by Jesus. A sermon for Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus, and how He makes known to us the path of life.

Helper of the fatherless

Helper of the fatherless

March 23, 2015

Sermon on Psalm 10 for Life Sunday, about how the abortion industry continues to take the innocent lives of nearly 1 million American babies a year, and what we as Christians can do to respond with the love of Christ and to advocate for the voiceless and fatherless. What is a father's role, for good or bad, in abortion? How can the church encourage a new generation of parents?

Fears and Comfort in Forgetting and Remembering

Fears and Comfort in Forgetting and Remembering

December 18, 2014

Sermon for Advent 3 Midweek, about fears and worries about losing memory, or wanting to forget hardships but being unable--and the comfort of knowing what God forgets and remembers. The following readings are incorporated into the sermon: Psalms 9 & 25, Isaiah 49:15-16, and Luke 12:4-7.

We’ve Forgotten, but God Remembers

We’ve Forgotten, but God Remembers

December 4, 2014

Sermon on forgetting and remembering, a continuation of Sunday's theme, for Advent 1 midweek services. How God's people forget about Him, His mighty works and His commands; and how God remembers His people and His covenant, and reminds us. 

Reaping a Richness Toward God

Reaping a Richness Toward God

December 1, 2014

Sermon on Psalm 65 and Luke 12:13-21, about a contrast between David and the rich fool, how they each responded to their abundance. What creates an attitude of thankfulness?

The Shepherd

The Shepherd

May 12, 2014

Sermon on John 10:1-10 for the 4th Sunday of Easter, about Jesus as the Shepherd of the sheep, and why its good to be a sheep in His flock. 

God’s Never-Ending Story

God’s Never-Ending Story

December 19, 2013

Sermon about Psalm 136 for Advent 3 Midweek, about how we prepare for Christ's coming by thankfulness, and how God involves us in the eternal story of His steadfast love. 

Let the Redeemed of the Lord say so

Let the Redeemed of the Lord say so

December 4, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 107, for Thanksgiving Eve, about why the redeemed of the Lord praise and thank their Savior. 

Betrayal or Loyalty?

Betrayal or Loyalty?

April 3, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 41 for Maundy Thursday, the night Jesus was betrayed and instituted the Lord's Supper.

Hosanna–Save Us!

Hosanna–Save Us!

March 21, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 118 for Lent 6 midweek, a reflection on the Messianic Psalm, and how it relates to Jesus' triumphal entry, passion, death and resurrection.

Zealous Love

Zealous Love

March 14, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 69 for Lent 5 Midweek, on a Psalm that speaks of the crucifixion of Jesus. Reflecting on the prayers for vengeance in the (imprecatory) psalms, and how God's zeal and love are united in Christ.

Indestructible Life

Indestructible Life

February 28, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 110 and Hebrews 7, about Jesus' role as our great high priest in the order of Melchizedek, in fulfillment of Psalm 110:4. How His "indestructible life" was put to the test and verified.

God’s Anointed

God’s Anointed

February 21, 2013

Sermon on Psalm 89, for Lent 2 midweek. A Psalm about God's steadfast love and faithfulness, and his covenant with David, and then the distress of wondering if God's promises have failed. Looking forward to God's fulfillment of those promises in the Anointed One, the Messiah.

Marvelous Things

Marvelous Things

December 25, 2012

Sermon on Psalm 98 for Christmas Eve, celebrating the joy of Christ's birth! A reflection on Christmas through the Psalm which is also the basis for the hymn, "Joy to the World."

Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord!

December 20, 2012

Sermon on Psalm 146, for Advent Midweek 3, on the series of Psalms for Advent. This sermon continues from Psalm 72 to describe the character of Christ, our Righteous King, and why He is worthy of our praises forever.

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