Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke


A Sermon for April 30, 2017 on Acts 2:36-41, Luke 24:13-35 Have you ever had a moment when something you’ve been trying to understand just… clicks?  I’ve heard of this happening to some people as they learn to read. They learn what the letters are individually, and they learn that they go together to form words. But at some point something their brain just goes “pop” and…

Watching and Waiting

A Sermon on Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 and Luke 19:1-10 I love the story of Zacchaeus. It says he was a ruler, a rich tax collector. The world labels him a sinner. Zacchaeus seeks out Jesus– just to catch a glimpse of him. Although the crowds prevent him from seeing Jesus, Zacchaeus perseveres, degrading himself by climbing a sycamore tree. And even as Zacchaeus is…

Heart Matters

A Sermon on Luke 18:9-14 Note: The audio for this sermon was unfortunately lost (along with the device it was recorded on). We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience! We expect audio to be available again for the Sunday, October 30 sermon. What a wonderful parable Jesus tells about the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. It’s meaning is so clear. It doesn’t take a bible…

Lost Lives

A sermon on Luke 15:1-10. Our reading has us think about lost sheep and lost coins. But today leads us to consider lost sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers– specifically those that were lost 15 years ago today at the twin towers, the Pentagon, and a field just north of Shanksville, PA.

Let’s Get Ready!

A Sermon inspired by Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 and Luke 12:32-40. When we commit ourselves 1) not to do things that lead us away from God, 2) to doing all the good we can, and 3) to practicing the spiritual disciplines, we open ourselves up to be transformed. And while we are awaiting the transformation that comes from God, we become powerful witnesses to the world. We grow more…
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