Faith Stories (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The text I preached on was Hebrews 11:29 -- 12:2. The book of Hebrews tells us some faith stories. First, the faith story of the Israelites who were set free from slavery in Egypt. As they were escaping, the Egyptians pursued them. Hebrews … Continue reading Faith Stories (Sermon)

The Great Teacher

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The lectionary text is Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16. The Spiritual Gift of the Week is "Teaching." Today’s Spiritual Gift is Teaching. It’s a lovely coincidence that this gift is today, right at the beginning of a new school year. Certainly schoolteachers are among those … Continue reading The Great Teacher

God loves YOU

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The second reading, which I focused on, was Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16. Another focus was the spiritual gift of "Faith." Faith. Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. That’s what the author of Hebrews wrote. The assurance … Continue reading God loves YOU