Sermons by Rev. Isiah Dennis (Page 4)

Tune In

Do you listen to the Radio? If so, what station is your favorite? One of the key elements when it comes to radios will be the frequency.  You want to make sure it is right because you don’t want to miss what’s being said. Are we at the right frequency to be able to hear from God?  In the base camp of our church community, near and far, we take the time to explore the book of Acts! We will…

Call to Action

The mission of the United Methodist Church is “To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”. A bold mission but how do we make this come to fruition? How do we live it out? In the base camp of our church community, near and far, we take the time to explore the Great Commission! We will keep the gift of Sabbath, learn sacred stories, sing, pray, reflect, refuel, and revive our sense of reverence! SCRIPTURE: Matthew…

Stand and Deliver

Christ is Risen! Go and tell everyone the good news! The resurrection of Jesus is an event in which we celebrate because it shows that death could not hold Him down. How can we experience the resurrection in our lives? What needs to be revived in order for you and I to live life fully? In the base camp of our church community, near and far, we take the time to experience the Resurrection! We will keep the gift of…

Shout Hosanna!

Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! In the base camp of our church community, near and far, we shout Hosanna as we celebrate the arrival of Jesus. We will keep the gift of Sabbath, learn sacred stories, sing, pray, reflect, refuel, and revive our sense of reverence! SCRIPTURE: Matthew 21:1-17 (NLT) As Jesus and the disciples approached Jerusalem, they came to the town of Bethphage on the Mount of Olives. Jesus sent two…

Look Around

Sheep on the right, Goats on the left; one side is blessed the other side is disciplined. The commonality between them: how they served the people around them. In the base camp of our church community, near and far as we wrestle with “the final judgement”. We will keep the gift of Sabbath, learn sacred stories, sing, pray, reflect, refuel, and revive our sense of reverence! SCRIPTURE: Matthew 25:31-46 (NLT) “But when the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all…

Are You Ready?

Preparation is key in life! We hope to be ready for any circumstance but what do we do when we do not have all that we need? In the base camp of our church community, near and far, we continue our Lenten journey as we wrestle with the parable of the bridesmaids. We will keep the gift of Sabbath, learn sacred stories, sing, pray, reflect, refuel, and revive our sense of reverence! SCRIPTURE: Matthew 25:1-13 (NLT) “Then the Kingdom of…

You’re Invited

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 22:1-14 (NLT) Jesus also told them other parables. He said, 2 “The Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. 3 When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come! 4 “So he sent other servants to tell them, ‘The feast has been prepared. The bulls and fattened cattle have been killed, and…

Come

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 20:1-16 (NLT) “For the Kingdom of Heaven is like the landowner who went out early one morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay the normal daily wage and sent them out to work. 3 “At nine o’clock in the morning he was passing through the marketplace and saw some people standing around doing nothing. 4 So he hired them, telling them he would pay them whatever was right at the end of the…

The FM Challenge

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 18:21-35 (NRSV) 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if my brother or sister sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. 24 When he began the reckoning, one who owed him ten thousand talents…

Expand Your Horizon

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 13:31-32 (NLT) 31 Here is another illustration Jesus used: “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed planted in a field. 32 It is the smallest of all seeds, but it becomes the largest of garden plants; it grows into a tree, and birds come and make nests in its branches.”