Sermons from August 2019

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“Building to Claim History”


Nehemiah 2:11-20    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Nehemiah’s Inspection of the Walls 11 So I came to Jerusalem and was there for three days. 12 Then I got up during the night, I and a few men with me; I told no one what my God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem. The only […]

“Stir the Pot”


Psalm 80:8-19   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 8 You brought a vine out of Egypt;     you drove out the nations and planted it. 9 You cleared the ground for it;     it took deep root and filled the land. 10 The mountains were covered with its shade,     the mighty cedars with its branches; 11 it sent out its branches to […]

“Ready to Go”


Luke 12:32-40   New International Version (NIV) 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your […]

“Searching for Communion”


Luke 24:28-35   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 28 As they came near the village to which they were going, he walked ahead as if he were going on. 29 But they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, because it is almost evening and the day is now nearly over.” So he went in to stay with them. 30 When […]