Coppertop Sermons

What Did You Bring?

Sermon preached Christmas Eve, December 24, 2013
Texts: Isaiah 9:2-7; Isaiah 11:1-9; Luke 2:1-20
Again, welcome.  It is good to be together again.  It’s been a year since last we gathered here like this.  I don’t mean this as some sort of scolding pastor remark

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Making Waves Not Splashes, Walking Lightly II

Sermon preached December 15, 2013
Texts: Matthew 11:2-11; Luke 1:46-55
            During my college years, there was a time when I was very interested in Buddhism.  I know, it is the Christmas season, so starting with Buddhism is a little strange, but hang in there with me.
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Walking Lightly

Sermon preached First Sunday in Advent December 1, 2013
Texts: Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 26:36-44
We have entered new seasons.  In the church we are beginning the season of Advent, the four Sundays before Christmas.  In the wider culture we are in what we generically call the holiday

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Jesus Who

Texts: Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 1:68-79
            The internet is fascinating.  It has changed much about our lives and our world in both helpful and perhaps unhelpful ways.  Some wonder what the effect may be on memory now that we can look so many things up instantaneously.  The other

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God the Scarecrow

Sermon Preached November 17, 2013
Texts: Isaiah 65:17-25; Luke 21:5-19
            “If I Only Had a Brain”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nauLgZISozs
I could wile away the hours
Conferrin’ with the flowers
Consultin’ with the rain
And my head I’d be scratchin’
While my thoughts are busy hatchin’

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