Sermons from November 2018

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Open to Difference and Diversity

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Bible reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 (NIV) Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom 18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;     the intelligence of the […]

Attached to the Tap

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Bible readings: Isaiah 53:1-6 (NIV) 53 Who has believed our message     and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot,     and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him,     nothing in his appearance that we […]

Open to Creativity

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Bible reading: Matthew 25:14-30 (NIV) The Parable of the Bags of Gold 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag, each according to his ability. […]

Open to Creativity

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The pictures mentioned in this sermon are on this page, below the bible reading. Bible reading Exodus 31:1-11 New International Version (NIV) Bezalel and Oholiab 31 Then the Lord said to Moses, 2 “See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, 3 and I have filled him with the […]

Sewing seeds of sainthood

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Bible readings: Psalm 26 (NIV) Of David. 1 Vindicate me, Lord,     for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord     and have not faltered. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me,     examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love     and have lived in reliance on […]

What does “the love of God” mean?

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Bible reading: 1 John 4:7-12 (NIV) God’s Love and Ours 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He […]