Tag: faithfulness

A Promise Fulfilled

06.18.17 – A Promise Fulfilled – Galatians 3:10-22   One of my favorite theological writers, Douglas Adams, opens a book called The Restaurant at the End of the Universe with these lines:   “The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a…

God’s Promise to Abram

The word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram.     I am your shield,     your very great reward.” But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?” And Abram said, “You have given me no children; so a…

Never Gonna Give You Up

  “I led them with cords of human kindness,     with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts     a little child to the cheek,     and I bent down to feed them… My heart is changed within me;     all my compassion is aroused. I will not carry out my fierce anger,     nor will I devastate Ephraim again. For…

Unexpected Revolution

Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. “What is it you want?” he asked. She said, “Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom.” -from Matthew 20 When we talk about the…

On Love

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. -Jesus, in the 5th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel Last week, we talked about murder. I opened my sermon by ruining everyone’s Sunday plans by saying that murder is…