Coppertop Sermons

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Sermon preached July 26, 2015

Text: II Samuel 11:1-15

Baptisms are often such emotionally warm occasions. There are parents, often younger. Most often there are children, cute children dressed so nicely, often infants who bring smiles of joy to our faces and our hearts. Just last Sunday we experienced together a profoundly moving baptism of a

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I’ve Got Rhythm

Sermon preached July 19, 2015

Texts: Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-44, 53-56

“I Got Rhythm” Ethel Waters:

Awhile ago someone told me they overheard a someone telling a visitor that I play old songs. Most of those “old songs” are from my youth, but I guess I am not as young as I once

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Our Hometown

Sermon preached July 5, 2015

Texts: Mark 6:1-13

Bruce Springsteen, “My Hometown”

So let me just say I find today’s Scripture reading incredibly awkward.  Jesus returns to his hometown synagogue and teaches there.  The response is incredulous.  “Where did this man get all this?  What is this wisdom that has been given to

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