The Pointing of the Finger (Sermon)

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning. The text I preached on was Isaiah 58:9b-14. One verse. One single verse arrested my attention as I prepared for this sermon. The very first verse from our first reading in Isaiah. One verse, yet it overwhelmed me with its power and truth. … Continue reading The Pointing of the Finger (Sermon)

Tear open the skies, and come!

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the First Sunday of Advent. The text I preached on was Isaiah 64:1-7.  The movie It’s a Wonderful Life is the story of George Bailey, a man who spends his life taking care of people in the town of Bedford Falls. He runs … Continue reading Tear open the skies, and come!