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The Wisdom Books: Proverbs Sermon #1

Sermon #1: Wisdom and the Honeybee This first sermon on Proverbs explores six main themes of life in Proverbs through the life of HoneyBees. Proverbs 24:13-14 says: “My son, eat honey—it’s good for you; the honey that drips from the comb is sweet in your mouth. Know, too, that wisdom is good for your soul: if […]

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The Resurrection and the Re-Enchantment of Life

So how does the extraordinary Resurrection of Jesus impact the ordinary lives of people like you and me? In other words, how do we ‘Practice Resurrection?’ How does Jesus rising from the dead move from a historical fact with eternal consequence, turn into a guiding and sustaining influence in all the spheres of our common […]

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The Wisdom Books: Psalms Sermon #3

Sermon #3 Confronting evil with the Psalms….Psalm 74 & Mark 11:12-25 “Let those who love the Lord hate evil…” -Psalm 97:10 “Reading the Psalms is dangerous because the words of the poets and the prophets provoke us to examine what is wrong in the world, with others, with ourselves and with God. I know that […]

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The Wisdom Books: Psalms Sermon #2

Created for Creation: “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him.” -Psalm 24:1 We continue our exploration of the Psalms this week with a look at how we are Created for Creation. The Psalms help us unite the experiences of Earth with the realities and mysteries […]

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The Wisdom Books: Psalms Sermon #1

The Psalms are not a religious fantasy or a young person’s diary of unattainable dreams and gushings. They are a companion for your pilgrimage, a sage for you sufferings, a fountain for your joys, a canyon for your screams, a soft field for your recoverings, a orchard for hunger, a well for thirst. They are […]

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Sermon #13: Is the Reformation Over?

Series: The Household of Faith: Genesis 27:41-45, Genesis 33 -Affirming that all Christians are commanded by Jesus to walk in unity even in our disagreements of faith and practice. -Refuting the idea that substantive disagreements between Roman Catholicism and Protestants means we can’t walk in unity or expect another reformation of equal historic change. On the […]

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