Love is the Spirit

Love is the Spirit May 21, 2017 Acts 1:6-14; John 17:1-11 [S]uddenly two men in white robes stood by them. They said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven…?” Two men in white robes, dazzling white, brilliant white. We assume these are special messengers, white clothes and all that. We do…

Acceptance and Encouragement

Acceptance and Encouragement May 7, 2017 Acts 2:42-47 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. This was the beginning of the Christian church, the development of a community of people…

Vanished

Vanished April 30, 2017 Luke 24:13-35 [Please note this sermon is on a hard subject and attempts to describe evolving terminology that can be upsetting. Please hang in through the explanation.] When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were…

Acts and Disciples

Acts and Disciples April 23, 2017 Acts 2:14a, 22-32; John 20:19-31 But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nailes in his…

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment 10/2/16 Lamentations 3:19-26; Luke 17:5-10 The thought of my affliction and my homelessness is wormwood and gall! The Book of Lamentations does not come around that often in our Biblical rotation. That could be for many reasons, but I think it has to do with the tone of the book – it…