Coppertop Sermons

The Sound of Silence

Sermon preached June 20, 2010

Texts: I Kings 19:1-15a

When Elmer Fudd says, “Be very, very quiet” we know why. “Be very, very quiet. I’m hunting rabbits.” Many of us probably remember being told to be quiet as children, but no good explanation was given. Maybe someone offered the old saying, “children should be seen

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Pomp and Circumstance

Sermon preached June 13, 2010

Texts: Luke 7:36-8:3

Play a bit of “Pomp and Circumstance.” How many of you have heard this recently? It is a familiar part of the ritual, the ceremony, the customary practice of graduation, at least here in the United States. I asked Maximme if this was a part of

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Wanted Alive

Sermon preached June 6, 2010

Texts: I Kings 17:8-24; Luke 7:11-17

Over thirty years ago, a book became a national best-seller with a very unlikely beginning. Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. Thus began M. Scott Peck’s book, The Road Less Traveled. His words echoed words of

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Crown of Creation

Sermon preached May 30, 2010

Texts: Psalm 8, Proverbs 8:1-4, John 16:12-15

I enjoy Peanuts – yes, the food, but also the cartoons. The comic strips are often a rich source of theological insight, and they make me smile. Nice combination. As a for instance, there was the time Linus was sharing with Charlie

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