Sermons (Page 83)

Sermons (Page 83)

How and Why?

Good morning, Nicodemus!!! Or is it Nicodema? How are each of you doing today? Welcome, one and all. Isn’t it great to live in a country with religious freedom, one in which we don’t need to scurry around in the dark of night to seek Jesus? Nicodemus was anxious to have a conversation with this phenomenal rabbi from Galilee, but he wasn’t able or willing…

Walking in the Light

You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil. For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian.” (Isaiah 9:3-4) I can’t speak for all of you, but I’ve found that unless…

The Great Exchange

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. There’s always a bit of a danger in using a movie as a sermon illustration, because it’s entirely possible that only a few people in the congregation may have seen it. Nevertheless, I think most of you are familiar enough with the plot concept that it’s not a huge risk.…

Walk the Way of the Wise Men

There’s an old Indian proverb that goes like this: “Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked a hundred miles in his moccasins.” There’s wisdom in those words. It’s hard to know a person very well until you’ve lived in his shoes, under his roof, and experienced his life. That’s why a parent will sometimes bring his or her child along to work, so the child can get to know his…