Sermons by Paul Peterson

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Let all creatures praise the Lord

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Bible readings: Psalm 145 (NIV) A psalm of praise. Of David. 1 I will exalt you, my God the King;     I will praise your name for ever and ever. 2 Every day I will praise you     and extol your name for ever and ever. 3 Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise;     his greatness no one […]

Catching God’s Heart for Creation

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Bible readings: Psalm 24 Of David. A psalm. 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it,     the world, and all who live in it; 2 for he founded it on the seas     and established it on the waters. Genesis 1 (NIV) The Beginning 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over […]

A for Intercession

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Bible Reading: 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 (NIV) 13 “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people, 14 if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, […]

Not the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Bible Readings: Titus 3:4-7 (NIV) 4 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, 5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, 6 whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, 7 so that, having been justified by his grace, we […]

Called to Play our Part

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Bible Readings: Romans 1:1-7 (NIV) 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God – 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed […]

Stop the World, I want to get off!

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Bible readings: Isaiah 26:1-6 (NIV) A Song of Praise 26 In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city;     God makes salvation     its walls and ramparts. 2 Open the gates     that the righteous nation may enter,     the nation that keeps faith. 3 You will keep in perfect peace     those […]

God beyond our Imagining

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Bible readings: Psalm 108 (NIV) A song. A psalm of David. 1 My heart, O God, is steadfast;     I will sing and make music with all my soul. 2 Awake, harp and lyre!     I will awaken the dawn. 3 I will praise you, Lord, among the nations;     I will sing of you among the peoples. 4 For great is […]

The call to Extraordinariness

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Bible reading: 2 Corinthians 4:1-12 (NIV) Present Weakness and Resurrection Life 4 Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. 2 Rather, we have renounced secret and shameful ways; we do not use deception, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by setting forth the truth plainly we commend ourselves to […]

In simple trust

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Bible readings: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (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 […]

Living Simply

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Bible reading: Luke 12:22-34 (NIV) Do Not Worry 22 Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 24 Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they […]