Coppertop Sermons

Irreligiously Religious

Sermon preached August 22, 2010

Text: Luke 13:10-17

A pastor received this letter from a parishioner. What is wrong with the inspiring hymns with which we grew up? When I go to church, it is to worship God, not to be distracted with learning new hymns. Last Sunday’s was particularly unnerving. The tune was

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The Long Run

Sermon preached August 15, 2010

Texts: Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12: 49-53

Once upon a time there was a hare who considered himself the fastest creature in the forest. He challenged any other animal to a race, but no one would accept the challenge – that is, until one day a tortoise took it up.

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