James and the tongue

James and the tongue

Today’s New Testament reading (James 3:1-12) is one of the most peculiar passages in the NT. There’s no mention of Jesus or his words -but who would disagree with these comments about loose speech. We looked closely at this epistle of James, the brother of Jesus, in...
Praise

Praise

Do we sometimes mistake saying words for real worship? Is saying something the same thing as doing it? For example: We say ‘I am sorry’ to God in the Confession: do we always mean it? We all know the Lord’s Prayer by heart, but how many of us actually pray it? Do we...
Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect!

Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect!

Today’s Gospel reading concludes Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus proclaimed the Law of the kingdom of God, the ideal of which can be summarized in this phrase: “Be perfect as your Heavenly Father is perfect” (Matt. 5:48) Jesus seems to be correcting the Law...
Intercessions

Intercessions

Last week I was down to lead the Intercessions. It made me think about what Intercessions are and how we should go about interceding for others. I offer these thoughts to you this morning. Someone I was reading wrote that it was when he prayed he found he was most...

Pentecost Sermon 2018

In the last days I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions and your old men shall dream dreams. Joel 2:28 This morning, we celebrate Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit was poured out upon the...

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