Category: Sermons

Fill your barn with God, not Self
March 10th, 2019

Luke 12:13-21 One of the most memorable moments of my years in Morocco came in June 2006 when I was asked to visit a village outside of Ouarzazate to check out a proposed project to start schools in rural areas. They had requested funding for student education from a group in the US and that […]

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What will be our glory and joy?
March 3rd, 2019

I Thessalonians 2:17-20 This morning we come to the last of the sermons on I Thessalonians for this year. We will finish up chapter two and then pick up chapter three in January 2020. Next Sunday is the first Sunday in Lent, the forty days before Easter, and we will begin preaching through some of […]

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Turn, Serve, Wait
February 10th, 2019

I Thessalonians 1:6-10 Whenever I begin preaching from a book of the Bible I approach it with apprehension. I have read I Thessalonians many times over the years, but I wondered what it would be like to preach from it. And then, as it always happens, I fall in love with the book and am […]

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The Gospel and the Church
February 3rd, 2019

I Thessalonians 1:5 The opening four verses of I Thessalonians tell us that: The church is a community which lives in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ The church is a community which is distinguished by faith, hope and love The church is a community which is loved and chosen by God This […]

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Wonder of Being Chosen
January 27th, 2019

I Thessalonians 1:4, Matthew 20:1-16 Last week we began a series of sermons looking at I Thessalonians. This is the second of the letters Paul wrote that are recorded in our New Testament. It is a look into the life of a church in its infancy and helps us to see who we are to […]

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