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Sermons from December 2020

The Profitable Life

Imagine this.  You have a wealthy grandfather who dies and bequeaths you thirty million dollars.  But then you have an even wealthier uncle-brother of your grandfather-who hears about this and is furious. Your uncle hasn’t spoken to his brother for years. He so despises your grandfather, that even after his passing, he says to you,…

Quiet Riot

‘For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength. But you refused.’ (Is 30:15) Convicted by today’s reading from Isaiah, today’s sermon will be something of a personal confession to you all that Advent, Christmas and New Year…

The Power of Invitation

‘Blessed is anyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!’ -Lk 14:12-24 Invitations are very important and very powerful.  We can see the power and importance of good invitations by first looking at a few bad ones.  We all have received lukewarm invitations; invites given a few days before an event that was planned…