Sermons from January 2018

The One Thing

In our scripture for this week’s message, Jesus is speaking from the book of Revelation to Christians who are “losing their fire”. He is not condemning them, but calling them to repentance. He even uses the words “turn back to me”. It’s possible in our Christian life to “drift” into behaviors, and attitudes, and allow…

GOD’S EQUIPMENT

Chapter four of Paul’s letter to the Ephesian Church is one of the most compelling epistles in the Bible. In this chapter, Paul makes it clear that each person within the church has a purpose in ministry. He instructs pastors and teachers and reminds them of what their job is. He also reminds everyone of…

The Limits of Our Love

A man asked Jesus, one day, how he could know he had eternal life.

Luke 10:26 “What is written in the Law?” he (Jesus) replied. “How do you read it?”27 He (the teacher of the law) answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your…

Take Up Your Cross

Last week I went to a cabin and it was horribly cold. There was a woodstove in the center of the room and the fire was dying down. In order to make it warmer, I had to go out into the cold and get more wood. I stacked the wood on one arm, as I…