Sermons by Rev. Elizabeth Horton (Page 5)
What are the burdens you bear this Lent that need to be put down and released? During worship, we will continue to seek to make room and Connect With An Unhurried God. In the gospel lesson, Jesus is making his way to Jerusalem and nothing will thwart his determination…Not even threats on his life. When you are faced with decisions, what helps keep you determined? Let us journey together. ……
In the scripture, Luke 4: 1-13 , Instead of thinking what we will give up this Lent, we will think about how to make room, clear out, and slow down in the midst of the frenetic pace of life. ……..
Luke 9: 28-36
In the scripture, Luke 6: 27-38 , we look at the origin of the phrase, “Turn the Other Cheek.” Jesus has just chosen his disciples, and then spent time healing crowds of people who were troubled. ……..
Dear Friends, Over the past few weeks, we have looked at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. His baptism, his first miracle, his first sermon. This Sunday, we see him calling his first disciples in Luke 5: 1-11 Our sermon is titled, Into the Deep. On the lake, Jesus tells the fishermen to take their boat and go out into the deep water, and then to lower their net. To say they are hesitant to follow is an understatement. The “What If’s” begin to take…
Have you ever heard God speaking, but you just didn’t want to listen? Have you tried to push away people who, in looking back, you now realize have been the presence of Christ in your life? Sometimes God speaks and we do everything within our power to shut out the Still Small Voice. The sermon comes from Luke 4: 21-30. Then he began to say to them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.——–
Can you craft a sentence that reflects the meaning of your life? Come hear the sentence Jesus chooses in Luke 4: 14-21 “Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country.” —Luke 4:14
The story of Jesus at the wedding in Cana John 2: 1-11
We will hear the story of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist. “JBap” Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22
January 6 is the Day of Epiphany, and we begin the sermon series “Living in the Light.” In Matthew 2:1-12, the Magi follow the star and are led to Jesus to discover the audacity of the Gospel — outsiders become insiders marginalized become beloved outcasts become friends
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the beloved carol, “Silent Night.” May the God who is and is to come remind you that you are loved and you are never alone. Isaiah 2: 1-4, Isaiah 9: 6,7