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Sermons

Mise En Place

I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. (Ep 3:18) Have you ever heard of “Mise En Place?”…

The Governor

“For nothing is hidden that will not be revealed, nor is anything secret that will not become known and come to light. Then pay attention to how you listen; for to those who have, more will be given; and from those who do not have, even what they seem to have will be taken away.” (Lk.…

The Marshmallow Test

Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place. Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. ‘But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father –Mt 24:34-36 Our entire faith rests…

Three Bottom Lines

Today’s gospel reading is about the bottom line.  Actually not just about the bottom line we talk about in business, but the three bottom lines of heavenly business. You are familiar with today’s Gospel story.  Jesus is watching people come to the temple and put money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large…

The Hunter

“Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you—unless, of course, you fail the test? (2 Cor 13:5) Once there was a hunter who for many years used to hunt birds with the help of his sling. Every time before hunting, he used to…

Bridge Out Ahead

An Armenian priest and an evangelical pastor from local parishes were standing by the side of the road holding up signs. The pastor’s sign read, “The End is Near!” Opposite him, the Der Hayr’s sign read, “Turn before it’s too late!” They planned to hold up their signs to each passing car. “Get a job.” The first driver…