Sermons from October 2019
He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10“Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ……… Luke 18: 9-14.
This Sunday the children and youth will be leading in worship as we celebrate Children’s Sabbath. Not only will we hear our children sing songs and our youth give the message, we will unite around the mission to lift all children out of poverty in this nation. It has been several years since the service has been entirely youth-led, I hope you will come as we see the young leaders in ministry among us. Scripture will be taken from Luke 17:…
We continue with the sermon series from Luke’s Gospel, Luke 17: 11-19, “What Disciples Do: Say Thank You.” As we anticipate Sunday’s congregational meal and 2020 budget presentation, thank you to the Finance Committee for your hard work and dedication in creating a budget that supports the many ways this church is spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ and making a real difference in this community. To God be the glory!
What Disciples Do: Believe in the Impossible from Luke 17: 5-10. In this passage, the disciples believe they need to have more faith, one that is bigger, better, and more glamorous. Jesus quickly rebukes this idea. He reminds the disciples that a life with him is not about acquiring more, even if it’s faith. Life with Jesus is not about ego and recognition, but suffering, persistence, and faithfulness. It sounds impossible, doesn’t it?