Sermons by Rev. Isiah Dennis

Rooted in Hope

SCRIPTURE: Isaiah 11:1-10, Good News Translation The royal line of David is like a tree that has been cut down; but just as new branches sprout from a stump, so a new king will arise from among David’s descendants.2 The spirit of the Lord will give him wisdom and the knowledge and skill to rule…

Do You See Me?

SCRIPTURE: John 5:1-17, New Revised Standard Version 5 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame,…

Make Your Choice

SCRIPTURE: Revelation 3:14-22 (The Message to Laodicea), NRSV 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the origin of God’s creation: 15 “I know your works; you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were either cold or hot. 16…

Wake Up!

SCRIPTURE: Revelation 3:1-6 (Message to Sardis), Good News Translation 3 “To the angel of the church in Sardis write: “This is the message from the one who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know what you are doing; I know that you have the reputation of being alive, even though…

Shine

SCRIPTURE: Revelation 2:12-17 (Church of Pergamum) NIV 12 “To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword. 13 I know where you live—where Satan has his throne. Yet you remain true to my name. You did not renounce your faith in me, not…

We Are One

SCRIPTURE: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 (NIV) 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. 14 Even so the body…

The Marathon Continues…

SCRIPTURE: Hebrews 12:1-2 (GNT) 12 As for us, we have this large crowd of witnesses around us. So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way, and of the sin which holds on to us so tightly, and let us run with determination the race that lies before us. 2 Let…

Our New Fit

SCRIPTURE: Colossians 3:12-17 (NRSV) 12 Therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. 13 Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 Above all, clothe yourselves…

Brand New

SCRIPTURE: Colossians 3:1-11 (NRSV) 3 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on the things that are above, not on the things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life…