Sermons tagged with ‘love’

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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 […]

The Healing of Peter’s mother in law


Message for a Healing Service, based on Mark 1: 29 – 39 February 19.17 It’s the Sabbath day, and Jesus has been teaching in the synagogue—and as it turns out there was a man there who was possessed by an unclean spirit. And Jesus’ response to this? He orders the evil spirit to come out […]

The Constant Love of God

The Constant Love of God-Message for Feb.12.17

 “The Constant Love of God” Based on Matthew 5: 21-37  Message for February 12th, 2017 So, we’re carrying on today with Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, which are a series of his teachings found in chapters 5, 6 & 7 of Matthew. These teachings are Christian Living in a nutshell—want to know what it means […]

Love One Another – Message for 5th Sunday of Easter


Message for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2015: ‘Love One Another’ Based on: John 13: 31-35 So, here we are the fifth Sunday after Easter and our lectionary is taking us back to the time just before Good Friday, which is a bit unexpected at first! But the message Jesus is leaving his disciples is […]

Is Seeing Believing? Message for Easter Sunday 2016


Is Seeing Believing? Message for Easter Sunday 2016 Based on John 20. 1-18   The Easter story from John’s Gospel is my favourite one of the four; it’s such a personal account of Mary Magdalene’s experience from grief through desolation to the amazing and wonderful experience of coming face to face with the risen Christ. […]

A Gift of Love, Message for Fifth Sunday of Lent

jesus-feet Gift of Love

A Gift of Love Message for the Fifth Sunday of Lent: Based on John 12: 1 – 8 Our story from the gospel of John finds Jesus in Bethany, safe at the home of his dear friends, siblings Martha, Mary and Lazarus. In John’s version of this story, the officials of the synagogue had given […]

The Greatest of These is Love January 31


“The Greatest of These is Love” Message for January 31st, 2016 Based on: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 & Psalm 71, vs 1-6 This is the third week that we’ve been reading along from Paul’s first letter to the folks in the Church in the city of Corinth. Today’s epistle reading from Corinthians chapter 13 will no […]

Loving God ~ Message for Oct 26, 2014

Loving God: Message for October 26, 2014 Based on Matthew 22. 34-46 As I was pondering this passage on love, I got to thinking about my first “love”, my first serious boyfriend. Do you remember your first serious crush on someone, the first time you fell in love? Can you recall what that was like? […]

Love is a Verb ~ Message for Sept. 14th 2014

Love is a verb! Message for Sept 14th. 2014 Based on Romans 13. 8-14 8 Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God’s law. 9 For the commandments say, “You must not commit adultery. You must not murder. You must […]

Salvation and Evangelism ~ a primer! Message Aug. 10th

Salvation and Evangelism—a primer! Message for August 12, 2014 Based on Romans 10. 5-15 This is a small section of a much larger and deep theological argument and Paul’s full argument would be a really great text for a full out bible study. It’s a text on salvation and evangelism- not something we talk much […]