In this sermon, Matt weaves together insights from Luke 8:26-39, 1 Kings 19:1-15, and Galatians 3:23-29. The sermon begins by talking about a story of a man possessed by demons, in chains, living among the tombs. We wonder, "who is this man, this person possessed by demons?"
Mark Prellberg preaches a great sermon about the Trinity and the connectedness of all things.
Scottsdale First Church of the Nazarene.
Trinity Sunday (June 16, 2019).
The Gospel reading was John 16:12-15.
The sermon from Pentecost Sunday, 2019 (June 9, 2019). Matt wonders, "Why and how does Pentecost matter now?" In answering that question, Matt recaps the entire work of Luke-Acts and shows how we might continue to live into this story.
Here is the written summary of Luke-Acts that Matt provides partway through the sermon:
One way to summarize the whole story told in Luke Acts: into a world ruled by earthly governments, lords, and kings, The true God invades in the person of God’s son,...
Matt Rundio preached this sermon on the Sixth Sunday in Easter, 2019 (May 26, 2019). It includes a brief introduction to the genre of the book of Revelation, then looks at some of the imagery of "the end," what many think of as "heaven." We are drawn into hope, hear an invitation to remain faithful, and find that we have some work to do.
"The One About a 'New' Commandment" is a sermon preached by Matt Rundio on the Fifth Sunday in Easter, 2019 (May 19, 2019). Here Jesus gives a "new" commandment - but what is new about it? And how might we love in a world where "cutoff" is such a temptation?
As sermon on the Fourth Sunday in Easter, May 12, 2019 (also Mother's Day). The sermon explores the idea of "Eternal Life" and defines it differently than we might expect. The sermon was taken from John 10:22-30 and Acts 9:36-43. In some ways, it functions to help set up next week's sermon.
The sermon preached by Matt Rundio at Scottsdale First Church of the Nazarene on the Third Sunday in Easter, May 5, 2019. The sermon asks "Where is Jesus?" We often don't see the Lord - where is God when things go wrong? From John 21:1-19
The sermon preached by Matt Rundio at Scottsdale First Church of the Nazarene on the second Sunday in Easter, April 28, 2019. The sermon is about new creation and the possibility of new life for us. From John 20:19-31