Sermon June 25, 2017 Matt. 10: 24-39 (Count hairs, did not come to bring peace…) His Eye is on the Sparrow In my last sermon, I emphasized God’s love. I’m always wanting to emphasize God’s love and forgiveness. And then we go and have a lesson like this. In the beautiful days of summer we […]
Wenceslaus Hollar [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The scripture for this sermon is Matthew 9:28 – 10:8. It can be found here. Lloyd Menke “When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” I don’t like to think of myself as “harassed and […]
You and I have received the Holy Spirit in our baptism. It is a gift given to empower and guide you. Honor the gift. It come alongside us – sometimes in dramatic, perplexing ways that cause us to wonder what does this mean? Sometimes as the inner voice. Sometimes as a mentor coming along side – prompting, challenging, and encouraging us – to use our gifts. But, always for the purpose of making Jesus better known and glorifying God. You have been given the gift of the Holy Spirit. Honor the gift.