Sermons from 2018

Make Room for Jesus

Luke 2: 1-7

This week’s message will point out that we are not fair to the Bethlehem innkeeper who was out of rooms to rent when Mary and Joseph came. If the innkeeper had known that Mary and Joseph were coming, if they’d made a reservation, he would have saved a room. But, the truth…

Itching Ears or Hearing God’s Truth

It is “normal” for people to believe what they WANT to believe, but it is “spiritual” for us to listen to God with open hearts and minds. Many people missed the birth of the Messiah because they didn’t pay attention to the prophecies of scripture, but instead awaited their own desires. The Roman Empire dominated…

HE BEGAN TO WASH THEIR FEET

There are three signs of an ordinance/sacrament: Jesus did it, Jesus told us to do it, and the act is symbolic of a deeper spiritual truth. When we look at baptism and communion, we immediately see these things because those ordinances are not objectionable. When we look at the ordinance of washing someone else’s feet…

Do This in Remembrance of Me

A lot of our beliefs are based on what we’ve learned from our past… even from childhood. That’s true of our biblical beliefs as well. Our belief system is a mix of memories, experiences, teachings we’ve received and actual scripture. This Sunday we will approach The Lord’s Supper as though we knew nothing and go…

I Baptize You

Sometimes we take the things we know so much about lightly. They don’t mean as much to us as they used to. That’s why we have this series about familiar scriptures. It can actually be refreshing and bring back the true excitement and experience as we relive those scriptures in our lives. This Sunday we…