Monthly Archives: March 2013

Today’s Sermon (Easter): Seeking A First Hand Encounter

A PRELUDE TO THE ENCOUNTER Luke 23:55-56 Two men walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus were airing out their doubts and fears. When they met up with the resurrected Christ on the road, they didn’t recognize who he was. Behind closed … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Of Praises and Tears

Now as he drew near, He saw the city and wept over it. Luke 19:41 On Palm Sunday, Jesus is praised and sheds tears.  Both expressions should be fully embraced by we who follow him. Luke 19:41-44 On Praises and … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Blindness to the Judge

‘Lord, when did we see you …’ Matthew 25:37, 44       Matthew 25:31-46 Blind to the Judge We all recognize each other. All humans are able to remember certain traits, characteristics, and ways about one another; even after … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Prodigal Problem

‘Father, give to me the portion of goods that falls to me’ Luke 15:12   Our Prodigal Problem Luke 15:11-13 As we prepare to observe Holy Week, I bring us to this familiar story of the Prodigal Son. We all … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Value of Mourning

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner! Luke 18:13 The Value of Mourning Luke 18:9-14  The tax collector in this … Continue reading

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