Tag Archives: Gospels

Today’s Sermon: A Response to an Earthly Verdict

But I say to you, love your enemies …   Matthew 5:42-48 Jesus lived in a society where the lives of non-Romans didn’t account for much. The Jews were forced to live under the puppet administration of Herod who had … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Place of Prayer

But you, when you pray, go to your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your father who sees in secret will reward you openly. Matthew 6:6  Today, … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Go and Die for a New Life

I am sorry I missed the last two Sundays.  I did’t write a manuscript two weeks ago and can’t find last weeks.    Go and die for a new life John 11:5-16 We Catholics and Protestants celebrated Easter a couple … Continue reading

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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: 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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Today’s Sermon: Lack of Repentance: A Root of Ruin

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Matthew 4:17 This is African-American History Month.  We at Trinty give honor not only to those who have made great contributions to this nation.  We also honor the great saints from … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Need to be Narrow

Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter and will not be able Luke 13:24 It was truly a blessing to be with my brothers and sisters of the Baptist General … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Avoiding Deception

Take heed that no one deceives you Matthew 24:4 Although I am not an Orthodox Christian, I found Robert Arakaki’s article very inspiring and informative.  True discipleship is the best means not to be led astray by false prophets. Avoiding Deception … Continue reading

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