Coppertop Sermons

Dress Like a Christian

Sermon preached  August 23, 2015

Texts: Ephesians 6:10-20

“Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” Bob Dylan

We just got back from vacation on Thursday, late in the day. It was an interesting vacation to pack for. Saturday, August 16 we attended a wedding – the son of one of Julie’s cousins. I officiated at the wedding

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Baseball and Faith

This was the sermon preached at our annual communion service for those who are often shut-in and cannot come to worship regularly.  The service was held August 11.

Paul sometimes used athletic images and metaphors to discuss the life of faith, the journey of faith. In I Corinthians, Paul uses images of a runner running

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Death By Bread Alone

Sermon preached   August 9, 2015

Texts: John 6:35-41-51

“Dazed and Confused,” Led Zeppelin.

This is a good “Blues Fest” song. Do you think people ever felt dazed and confused when Jesus was speaking, particularly in the way he speaks in the Gospel of John?

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life.

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Sermon preached August 2, 2015

Texts: II Samuel 11:16-12:13a

“Reflections of My Life,” The Marmalade

I was ten when that song was released, but I’ve heard it often enough over the years. I like its tunefulness and the name of the group – “The Marmalade.”

Reflections. In Mark 7, Jesus tells the disciples that

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