Category: Sermons

Does a Messiah have clay feet?
October 6th, 2019

Isaiah 38-39 Isaiah 38 begins with, “In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death.” When were those days? As a reminder, Isaiah 1-6 is a prologue to the book of Isaiah and ends with Isaiah’s call to be God’s prophet to Judah. Chapters 7-35 deal with a political crisis when […]

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It is not all about you, but it is all for us
September 29th, 2019

Isaiah 37:8-38 Last Sunday I talked about the historical context of the events concerning Hezekiah, king of Judah, and Sennacherib, king of Assyria, that are recorded in Isaiah 36-39. These chapters deal with a crisis in the life of Hezekiah when Assyria swept down from the north. They had already conquered the northern kingdom of […]

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In Whom Do You Trust?
September 22nd, 2019

Isaiah 36:1-37:7 If you think back in your life to a time when you were in an extremely stressful situation, what do you think of? For me this was a week in Chicago about a year before I moved to Morocco. I was at a trade show and in the final stages of selling my […]

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The Judgment of God
September 15th, 2019

various After a year of marriage, I drove from Boston, Massachusetts with Annie and our baby daughter to my new position as youth pastor in a Methodist Church in West Virginia. We had a U-haul truck that towed out car. We made the 1000 kilometer trip, parked the truck and car in front of the […]

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Who Will We Be?
September 8th, 2019

various I talked in the RICEmail this past week about why we should make September 1 the start of our year. (If you are not receiving the RICEmail, let me know. I want to keep you informed of what is happening in our church community.) January 1 comes in the middle of the year. It […]

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