Sermons from August 2018

Sermons from August 2018

The Whole Armor

Paul says, “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. Put on the whole armor of God…” The Whole Armor of God How many of you know what God has Armor?In Isaiah 59, it says “He put on righteousness like a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head;”Apparently, though, God’s armor, is something the we can actually put on.It’s like Paul is…

Anger

A Sermon on Ephesians 4:25-5:2 This week I encountered this quote from writer and preacher Frederick Buechner. “Of the seven deadly sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are…

Grow Up

A sermon on Ephesians 4:1-16 The only slightly provocative title of my sermon is this: Grow Up. I’d like to draw from Ephesians chapter 4 this morning. Paul speaks about the need for the church to come to maturity. In verses 14 and 15 he says “We must no longer be children… We must grow up.” So this morning I’d like to mine this passage to understand how we all can grow…