Sermons on Spiritual Growth
A Sermon for July 30, 2017 on Romans 8:18-39 We’ve arrived in the last section of Romans 8. We’re at the climax of chapter 8– the climax of the climax of the letter. These are some of the most beautifully composed truths in the whole New Testament. Paul, the writer of the letter, is bringing everything that we’ve talked about over the past 6 weeks together. The big…
A Sermon on for November 27, 2016 on Matthew 24:36-44 and Romans 13:11-14
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…
A sermon on Luke 18:1-8. “When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” What will Jesus find in us? Will Jesus find people of prayer? Will we have persisted in resisting oppression and seeking justice through prayer and action?
A sermon on Luke 11:1-13. We approach God persistently, hoping that we will find a loving Father, if for no other reason than because Jesus tells us to. And when we do God gives us nothing less than the gift of the Holy Spirit that lets us join the prayer of the early church, “Abba, Father!”
A sermon on Luke 10:38-42. Martha was overwhelmed. But Mary sat at the feet of Jesus. Can you relate to Martha? Have you ever been overwhelmed? Maybe a better way to ask it is this: From how many directions are you being overwhelmed right now?