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Sermons from February 2016

Giving Up Superiority

The day is hot and dry. Red dust swirls in the air giving everything a reddish brown tint. The heat of the noonday sun and shimmering heat haze reminds Jesus and his followers of their thirst. Jacob’s well comes into sight and Jesus gratefully takes a seat on the edge of the well while his…

Giving Up Expectations

A young psychology student serving in the Army decided to test a theory. Drawing kitchen duty, he was given the job of passing out apricots at the end of the food line. He asked the first soldiers that came by, “You don’t want any apricots, do you?” Ninety percent said “No.” Then he tried a…

Giving Up Control

During Lent, people of all stripes of Christian, and even some non Christians, will participate in the tradition of GIVING UP SOMETHING FOR LENT. Often it will be the giving up of a bad habit, likely having something to do with a healthier lifestyle – giving up processed sugars or alcohol. Sometimes it entails taking…

Being in the Presence of God

I wonder…What would it be like to be in the very presence of God? We can only imagine! It seems that only happens in stories of heroic characters in the Bible. Take Moses for example. That must have been an amazing encounter. Because when he returned from his visits with God on Mt. Sinai, Moses’…