Sermons from September 2015

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Inconsequential Greatness

What are you afraid of?  Loss of a loved one?  Painful illness? Not having enough?  Being vulnerable?  Failure?  That your life will not have mattered?   What are you afraid of? I ask because I see a link between fear, faith, and greatness.  In the gospel from Mark we are told the disciples were afraid. The […]

Who is Jesus?

The other day I had my mouth all ready for chocolate.  I thought I was popping some M&M’s in my mouth and instead it was Skittles.  It was kind of a shock.  Have you ever been surprised by your expectations? I heard about this true story coming out of the Miami International Airport.  A traveler […]

“Dogs and Spit”

Blog for Sept. 6, 2015.  Mark 7: 24-37.   “Dogs and Spit” I apologize, but I’m just a tad tardy on this weeks blog.  I actually preached last Sunday.  Kind of fun and challenging lessons.  I did like my title, “Dogs and Spit.”  It reflects the two stories told for the week.  Both stories are bothersome […]

The Law as a Gift?

This last weekend, I talked about viewing God’s law as a gift from God. We remember when God gave the law to the Israelites when they were wandering in the wilderness, moving out of slavery in Egypt and waiting to enter the Promised Land. They were a people who needed guidance, consequences, governance, limits, and […]