Sermon preached August 23, 2015
Texts: Ephesians 6:10-20
“Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9H4Xul6m-Q
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… View More
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… View More
Sermon preached August 9, 2015
Texts: John 6:35-41-51
“Dazed and Confused,” Led Zeppelin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehwSEVbBZl4
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.… View More
Sermon preached August 2, 2015
Texts: II Samuel 11:16-12:13a
“Reflections of My Life,” The Marmalade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79NiN7ISW7E
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… View More