Sermons tagged with ‘God’

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Go and Tell-Message for Easter Sunday

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“The last time Easter fell on April Fools’ Day was in 1956. After 2018, the next one is 2029, and then again in 2040— but after that, not again in this century.”1 Message for Easter Sunday 2018 “He is not here, he has been raised—go and tell the others!” Based on Mark 16:1-8 On this […]

Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart

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Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart- Based on Jeremiah 31: 31-34 & John 12: 20-33 Summing up our series on ‘covenants’ and touching on the gospel reading What a wonderful Old Testament Reading to close off our Lenten Focus on covenants. These weeks in Lent have provided us with snapshot stories of the history of […]

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2018 Based on: Numbers 21: 4-9; John 3: 14-21 Have you ever found yourself in a bad time in our life, and you prayed to God for things to get better, and it seemed your prayer was going unanswered? Perhaps a relationship with someone you love is broken: a […]

A Promise is a Promise – Homily for Lent 2

A Promise is a Promise! Sermon for February 25th, 2018  the 2nd Sunday in Lent. (based on Genesis 17, 1-7, 15-16)   Our reading from the Hebrew Bible, or the Old Testament, is the story of the covenant between the Lord and Abram and Sarai. This is the third time the Lord has appeared to […]

One Way Promise ~ Homily for Lent

Message for the First Sunday of Lent: A One Way Promise Do you know what I discovered when I started researching about this story of a great flood? That there are many cultures around the world that have flood legends, some stories even older than Noah’s Ark story. For example, the Babylonian’s have a story […]

Jesus, the GPS to God – Christmas Eve Sermon

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Christmas Eve Sermon, 2017 Jesus, the GPS to God! Well, it’s here. Christmas Eve. Advent, the four week time of waiting for Christmas and getting everything ready is now officially over. The bazaars, the shopping, the baking, cleaning, the decorating, the attending to and coordinating all the extra and special events that happen only this […]

The Sunday of Peace: “Comfort My People”

The Sunday of Peace: “Comfort My People” Based on Isaiah 40: 1-11 and Mark 1: 1-8   Today’s Gospel reading is the opening verses of Mark. Mark by the way is the oldest of the 4 gospels of the NT, and is the basis for the writers who wrote the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. […]

Loving God: Message for October 29, 2017

Loving God Message for October 29, 2017 Based on Matthew 22. 34-46 Do you remember the first time you fell in love? My first crush was in grade 5, Charlie was his name, the older brother of a school girl friend. We sat together on the bus, and he would bring chocolate bars. I’m sure […]

God calls Moses, What is God Calling You To

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God calls Moses, What is God Calling You To? Message for September 3, 2017. Based on Exodus 3:1-15 Our story from Exodus is known as the call of Moses, God is calling Moses to rescue his people from the tyranny and slavery of the Egyptians. This story is known as a “call narrative” and call […]