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Only God is Good

10/14/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 10:17-22 Full Sermon Draft In my reading one of the biggest shifts from the church fathers to the kids of stuff written and preached today is the concentration on the person of God. The church fathers would … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:54

God’s Good Order

10/7/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 10:2-16 (Genesis 2:18-25) Full Sermon Draft Reflecting Chesterton, it isn’t that Jesus’ teaching on marriage and sexuality is hard to grasp and not worth the time, it is that it is easy to grasp and not desired … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:20

A Salty Peace

9/30/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 9:38-50 Full Sermon Draft Living the Christian life isn’t always easy. I’m not talking about easy choices like things coded into the 10 commandments or lines of the creed. Those things are easy. I’m also not talking … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:07

Overrated/Underrated

9/23/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 9:30-37 Full Sermon Draft The text is the second passion prediction of Jesus. The first one ended in Peter attempting to rebuke Jesus and Jesus calling Peter Satan. The point of all these passion predictions has to … Continue reading →

Duration:01:03:43

The Faithful One

9/16/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 9:14-29 Full Sermon Draft I like this one. If I was going to edit a volume of sermons this one would go in there. It is built around what I think are the three big lines of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:36

Hearing the Signs, Fearing their Silence

9/10/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 7:31-37 (Isaiah 35:4-7) Full Sermon Draft This was our “Rally Day” or recognition of the start of School week. (We delay a week typically due to the labor day weekend.) So, there are parts of the service … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:05

Suit Up and Stand

9/2/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 6:10-20 NLT Full Sermon Draft This sermon in the conclusion to our summer reading of Ephesians. It might be one of the most memorable texts in the scriptures. Put on the Full Armor of God. This full … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:43

Living Toward the Promise

8/26/2018
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Text: Ephesians 5:21-6:9 NLT Full Sermon Draft This sermon completes Paul’s re-upping of the moral law/10 Commandments in the Christian life. It treats the 4th commandment and how we live into the promises of God by honoring the various close … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:01

The 6th and the 1st (Sexual Immorality, Impurity and Greed)

8/19/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 5:3-20 NLT Full Sermon Draft The 6th and the 1st is a reference to the 6th commandment (adultery) and the 1st commandment (no other gods). In the Hebrew scriptures sins in one are directly tied or related … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:41

Not as the Gentiles Do

8/12/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 4:17-5:2 NLT Full Sermon Draft We’ve been reading and working our way through the Letter to the Ephesians this summer, and we have come to the core of the back half of a letter of Paul. If … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:37

Picture of Perfection

8/5/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 4:1-16 NLT Full Sermon Draft Picture of Perfection might not be the best title for this, although that is where is ends up. Maybe the path of maturity, or Growing to fullness. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:01

Displaying the Wisdom of God in Rich Variety

7/29/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 3:10-21 Full Sermon Draft We are continuing our reading of Ephesians Chapter 3. The formal assigned reading begins at verse 14, but to me just picking up Paul there clips off the entire thrust of his story … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:50

Built Together

7/22/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 2:11-22 Full Sermon Draft Today we welcomed back Tim Bayer (and family) who is our seminarian. So I got a week off from the pulpit. This is Tim’s sermon continuing our study of Ephesians this summer. I … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:33

All Praise and Glory

7/15/2018
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Biblical Text: Ephesians 1:3-14 NLT Full Sermon Draft There is a saying that all theology ends in doxology. For those who don’t know, the doxology is simply a hymn of praise to the Triune God. What it means is that … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:30

Sent Stability

7/8/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 6:1-13 Full Sermon Draft As I was preparing for this sermon this week I kept bouncing back and forth between two parts of the text. Jesus visiting his hometown is just a fascinating text, especially for someone … Continue reading →

Duration:00:19:46

Signs and Wonders

7/1/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 5:21-43 (Lamentations 3:22-33) Full Sermon Draft The text is a juxtaposition of a couple miracles of Jesus. One a seemingly minor healing, and the other a resurrection. But this juxtaposition soon sucks in not just the miraculous … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:48

What’s a Prophet?

6/24/2018
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Biblical Text: Luke 1:57-80 Full Sermon Draft The day was the feast day of the Nativity of John the Baptist. The Gospel text is Zechariah’s song which is what the Baptist’s father said after his tongue was loosed. And what … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:26

God’s Work; Our Growth

6/18/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 4:26-34 Full Sermon Draft The year preaching on the Gospel according to Mark is one of the most interesting. Mark’s gospel has the most cryptic and odd parts. It is no wonder that the current reigning academic … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:30

Slight Momentary Affliction

6/10/2018
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Biblical Texts: Mark 3:20-35, 2 Corinthians 4:2-5:1 Full Sermon Draft I list some biblical texts above, and it is correct to say those are the seed bed for this sermon, but this sermon is more topical that is my normal … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:56

Just What is a Sabbath Anyway?

6/4/2018
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Biblical Text: Mark 2:23-28 Full Sermon Draft In the course of my lifetime I’m not sure if there is a word that went from being in general use to almost obsolete more than Sabbath. It might be hard to imagine … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:43