Monthly Archives: November 2010

The King comes to Zion – again this year

Sermon for Advent 1 – Ad te levavi Matthew 21:1-9  +  Jeremiah 23:5-8  +  Romans 13:11-14 And so it begins…again. Another Church Year.  Another Advent season.  I don’t suppose any of you welcomed in the New Year last night at … Continue reading

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You have to know Providence to give thanks to Providence

Sermon for Thanksgiving 2010 +  Acts 17:22-31  + Have you noticed that Thanksgiving is one of the only holidays in the US calendar for which it’s OK to talk about God?  You’ll even hear politicians talking about “God” and divine … Continue reading

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Christ is the king who saves – from sin!

Sermon for End Time 4(c) Luke 23:35-43  +  Genesis 49:8-12  +  Colossians 1:13-20 There are two outstanding images of Christ the King that Scripture holds before our eyes.  The one is an image of a great and mighty king, all-glorious, … Continue reading

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Life goes on for the saints of God

Sermon for the Third Sunday of End Time – Saints Triumphant Luke 20:27-38  +  Isaiah 65:17-25  +  Revelation 22:1-5 Is there life after death? What about those who die?  Do they really live on?  All Christians know, I think, what … Continue reading

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When the king returns, which of the three will you be?

Sermon for Second Sunday of End Time Luke 19:11-27 + Jeremiah 26:1-6 + 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10 Even as our thoughts turn today to the Last Judgment – the visible coming of the kingdom of our God and the visible reign … Continue reading

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