Monthly Archives: September 2012

The best place is the lowest place

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 17 Proverbs 25:6-14  +  Ephesians 4:1-6  +  Luke 14:1-11 Today’s Gospel overturns all the wisdom of the world.  The world seeks glory and honor, comfort and success.  The Christian simply seeks … Continue reading

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God has a plan for death

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 16 1 Kings 17:17-24  +  Ephesians 3:13-21  +  Luke 7:11-17 How could God let him die?  The prophet of God was so close, living right there under the same roof.  The … Continue reading

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Seek first the kingdom of God, that is, the way of faith in Christ

Sermon for Trinity 15 1 Kings 17:8-16 + Galatians 5:25 – 6:10 + Matthew 6:24-34 right-click to save, or push Play It was April, 1987, just a week or two before my confirmation.  The pastor handed out a list of … Continue reading

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Faith is not a four-letter word

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 14 Proverbs 4:10-23  +  Galatians 5:16-24  +  Luke 17:11-19 It was recently suggested to me that I should try preaching 20 sermons in a row without talking at all about faith, … Continue reading

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You have to know mercy to show mercy

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 13 2 Chronicles 28:8-15  +  Galatians 3:15-22  +  Luke 10:23-37 Seventy-two men had been hand-picked and sent out by Jesus to go ahead of Him into the towns and villages of … Continue reading

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