Sermons

Below you will find links to RIC sermons dating back to 2004. You can search by month or by book of the Bible. Read an excerpt of each sermon and then click on the link to read the whole sermon. May the word of God edify you richly.


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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