Monthly Archives: November 2012

His Promise to Save You

For Advent I’m beginning a series of sermons on the Old Testament lessons, thinking about the promises God made to His people through the prophets and then fulfilled in the coming of Jesus Christ. The reading from the prophets for the first … Continue reading

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King of Truth

The election is over and we’ve had our fill of listening to both sides complain about the lies told by the other side. And most of us realize that the complaints are valid in both directions. Yet most of the … Continue reading

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Stones to Knock Down

We went after it with sledgehammers and picks. One Saturday when I was sixteen, the pastor’s son and I took on the job of tearing down an old brick outdoor barbecue that was an eyesore in the church yard. Bit … Continue reading

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Almost a Saint

Maybe it’s because Mark himself was a similar person when he first encountered Jesus, but this week’s text from Mark 12:28-34 got me thinking that Mark is for the second time showing us Jesus responding with some affection to an … Continue reading

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