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Spiritual Living in a Chaotic World

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Dave is Pastor of St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX. He earned his Masters in Divinity at Brite Divinity School. His messages are grounded in a theology that teaches a balance of love for God, Love for others, and love for self. It is through that three-dimensional love that we can truly experience "Spiritual Living in a Chaotic World."

Dave is Pastor of St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX. He earned his Masters in Divinity at Brite Divinity School. His messages are grounded in a theology that teaches a balance of love for God, Love for others, and love for self. It is through that three-dimensional love that we can truly experience "Spiritual Living in a Chaotic World."

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Dave is Pastor of St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX. He earned his Masters in Divinity at Brite Divinity School. His messages are grounded in a theology that teaches a balance of love for God, Love for others, and love for self. It is through that three-dimensional love that we can truly experience "Spiritual Living in a Chaotic World."

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English

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8175069197


Episodes

He Knows Our Name

1/18/2021
God is so big, so far beyond our human comprehension, that we cannot possibly understand the full mystery of God. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try… God is glorified when we think and talk about God… even though our human understandings fall short. Based on Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 and John 1:43-51

Duration:00:25:41

The Breath of God

1/12/2021
Cumberland Presbyterians see baptism as a sacrament. We baptize because God has taken one look at us… created in God’s image… and has said, “That’s my Son, that’s my Daughter, They are created in my image, and they are VERY GOOD. God has made covenant with us that says, I choose these humans. The baptismal waters are a seal of that covenantal relationship between God and Humans! Based on Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Mark 1:4-11, & Acts 2:1-5 Originally Preached January 10th 2021

Duration:00:29:04

Gift of Love

12/21/2020
God wanted to make very clear to God’s people what his word really did mean. God didn’t want there to be any misunderstandings. So, God sent His Son into the world to be a living testimony to the word of God… Jesus was God’s word in the flesh! Put simply, if you want to get to know God better, if you want to know the true character of God, If you want to truly see God’s love for humanity, get to know Jesus… The only way that can happen is by spending time in the gospels and internalizing...

Duration:00:16:16

Gifts of Advent, Joy

12/14/2020
Joy is an interesting gift you know. It’s actually contagious. Joy is best appreciated when it is given away. Based on Luke 1:46b-55

Duration:00:18:08

Gifts of Advent, Hope

11/30/2020
Suffice it to say, if ever a people need hope it is us. I don’t know if you have noticed, things aren’t going the way they are supposed to go. We are in the midst of a pandemic that is separating us from those we love. Because of Covid-19 we are all living in fear! We are in the midst of social unrest… political unrest… religious unrest… We are a divided people in almost every aspect possible. Based on Isaiah 64:1-9.

Duration:00:17:40

That's What He Said, The Least of These

11/25/2020
The theological implications of today’s text are profound. Jesus is saying, That God is more concerned about how we treat each other than anything else. Based on Matthew 25:31-46

Duration:00:18:35

That's What He Said, This Life We Have Been Gifted With

11/16/2020
What are we doing with this gift of life God has given us? Are we living a radical, sold out life, of love and service to others? Are we risking it all, putting everything on the line, to share the good news of a loving God to this broken world? Based on Matthew 25:14-30

Duration:00:24:23

If My People...

11/8/2020
God is placing God’s healing of the world in the hands of Christ followers around the world... God is expecting Christians, around the globe, to humble themselves, pray, seek God’s face, and turn from their wicked ways. Then and only then will God hear, forgive, and heal this broken world.

Duration:00:22:43

That's What He Said, Do As I Say Not As I Do

11/2/2020
Just before the last supper, the disciples of Jesus were bickering over who was going to be the greatest in Jesus’ kingdom. Who was going to sit at the left and who was going to sit on the right of Jesus. And Jesus, girded himself up with a towel and bent down and washed the disciples’ feet… every one of them…. including the feet of Judas! Such a wonderful example of perfect humility.

Duration:00:18:54

That's What He Said, The Greatest Commandment

10/26/2020
Who is Jesus? He is love! Plain and simple… But Jesus is not the soft pillowy, warm and fuzzy, tingly kind love that we often associate with love. Jesus is RADICAL LOVE! Jesus’ Love takes us as we are but doesn’t leave us there! Based on Matthew 22:34-46 Originally preached October 25, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Duration:00:23:34

That's What He Said, Jesus' Tax Code

10/19/2020
According to Jesus, the only thing that Caesar could lay claim to was the metal object that bore his likeness. And the things that God can lay claim to are the things that bear God’s likeness! Based on Matthew 22:15-22 Originally preached October 18, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Duration:00:17:02

That's What He Said, Parable of a Wedding Feast

10/12/2020
So often we get the cart before the horse! We find ourselves doing good deeds to get God to love and accept us. What we need to realize is God already loves and accepts us! Based on Matthew 22:1-14 Originally preached October 11, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Duration:00:25:33

That's What He Said, Parable of a Land Owner

10/5/2020
Jesus understood his mission. Jesus knew that he would be the final sacrifice. It is important for us to understand that Jesus did not come to start a new movement. He understood his mission as a demonstration to God’s chosen people the love of the Father. Jesus understood his mission to be a redemptive work. Jesus came to redeem God’s chosen people from the yoke of sin and oppression by those more interested in power and control than in love and grace. Jesus also understood that his mission...

Duration:00:21:46

Strong and Courageous, On Wings as Eagles, The Story of You

9/28/2020
What kingdom work do you feel God calling you to? What does it mean for YOU to wait? Don’t be looking for the big, knock you off your horse, new direction approach from God. God often uses us in small everyday ways. Naman's unnamed servant girl didn’t do much. All she did was suggest that Naaman visit Elisha for God’s healing. Based on Isaiah 40:28-31 Originally preached September 27, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Duration:00:20:11

Strong and Courageous, Woman at the Well

9/20/2020
As this Samaritan woman with no name approached the well, she saw Jesus sitting there. Little did she know that in that one encounter with Jesus, her life would be forever changed. Based on John 4:7-11. Originally presented September 13, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:23:52

Strong and Courageous, Paul

9/14/2020
A new directive from God which came along with a new name. This man went from Saul to Paul. Scales fell from his eyes and he could not only see from new physical eyes but also new spiritual eyes as well. Paul was so excited, he wanted to tell everyone! Based on Acts 9:1-8. Originally presented September 13, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:24:38

Strong and Courageous, Peter

9/6/2020
God chooses to use broken people for God's Kingdom work. It is the broken who truly realize their need for Jesus. Based on Luke 22: 54-62. Originally presented September 6, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:28:42

Strong and Courageous, Jacob

8/30/2020
What does it mean for us to wrestle with God and allow God to give us a new identity? Based on Genesis 32: 22-29. Originally presented Aug. 30, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:19:12

Strong and Courageous, Unnamed Slave Girl

8/23/2020
Dave tells the story of a faithful and unnamed slave girl who overcame fear and shared good news that brought physical and spiritual healing to her captor. Based on 2 Kings 5:1-3. Originally presented Aug. 23, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:20:41

Strong and Courageous, Joseph

8/16/2020
In this podcast, Dave explores the story of Joseph. Even though it seemed that Joseph kept getting knocked down, he kept getting back up. Joseph was able to live a strong and courageous life as he kept his faith in God. In the end, Joseph became the most powerful leader in Egypt (second only to Pharaoh) and was able to forgive his brothers. Based on Genesis 50:20-21 Originally presented Aug. 16, 2020 at St. Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bedford, TX.

Duration:00:25:03