Category: Pastor Jeff’s Sermons

19
Nov

Post Election, Stewardship and Veteran’s Day

A sermon preached on November 11th, 2018 – Veterans Day – the week after the election – and the week before Stewardship Sunday, based upon Mark 12:38-44. I want to begin by calling attention to something I love about our church.  There are a lot of congregations in our country where everybody belongs to the […]

24
Sep

What Were You Arguing about along the Way?

A sermon preached on September 23rd, 2018 based upon Mark 8:30 – 37, on the occasion of reception of three new members, entitled, “What Were You Arguing about along the Way?” Last week I said that it is often more helpful to think of the Bible – and especially the Gospels – as a “question […]

17
Sep

The Bible as Question Book

A sermon preached on September 16th, 2018 based upon Mark 8:27-37. The Bible is often presented as the “answer book.” Pat Robertson is happy to sell you a book he wrote entitled “Answers to 200 of Life’s Most Probing Questions” in which he explains the answers you might have missed from your reading of the Bible. […]

19
Aug

The Gift of Wisdom

A sermon preached on August 19, 2018 based upon Proverbs 9:5-6;  Psalm 111:10; Ephesians 5:15 and 1Kings 3:5-12. The lectionary readings for this morning revolve around the concept of “wisdom” — a word that occurs 222 times in Old Testament. In the book of Proverbs wisdom is personified as, interestingly, a woman who has been […]

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