Sermons

You Want Me to Eat What?

SCRIPTURE: Acts 11:1-18 Common English Bible The apostles and the brothers and sisters throughout Judea heard that even the Gentiles had welcomed God’s word. 2 When Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him. 3 They accused him, “You went into the home of the uncircumcised and ate with them!” 4 Step-by-step, Peter…

The Gazelle in the Room

SCRIPTURE: Acts 9:36-43, New International Version 36 In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas*); she was always doing good and helping the poor. 37 About that time [when the disciples were traveling in the area] she became sick and died, and her body was washed and placed in…

Check In, Check Up, Check List

SCRIPTURE: Romans 12:9-18 New Revised Standard Version 9 Let love be genuine;hate what is evil,hold fast to what is good;10 love one another with mutual affection;outdo one another in showing honor.11 Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the opportune time.12 Rejoice in hope,be patient in suffering,persevere in prayer.13 Contribute to the…

Stories: The Medicine of Memory

SCRIPTURE: Acts 5:12-16, 27-34 The Message, 35-37 The Living Bible 12-16 Through the work of the apostles, many God-signs were set up among the people, many wonderful things done. They all met regularly and in remarkable harmony on the Temple porch named after Solomon. But even though people admired them a lot, outsiders were wary…

Which Wing?

SCRIPTURE: Luke 9:51 and 13:31-35, Complete Jewish Bible 9:51 As the time approached for him to be taken up into heaven, Jesus made his decision – to set out for Yerushalayim. In various translations Jesus started off strong with resolve intently turned toward decided resolved made up his mind steadfastly/stedfastly set his face toward settled…