Sermons (Page 2)

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…

From the Mountain

SCRIPTURE: Exodus 34:29-35, Luke 9:28-36, 2 Corinthians 3:16, 18; 4:2, Good News Translation Exodus 34:29-35 29 When Moses went down from Mount Sinai carrying the Ten Commandments, his face was shining because he had been speaking with YAHWEH; but he did not know it. 30 Aaron and all the people looked at Moses and saw…

Bad-Hair Day

SCRIPTURE: Luke 6:27-38, The Voice & Young’s Literal Translation [Brackets indicate change for gender neutrality][Brackets plus italics indicate a complete addition to the text]Italics alone are part of the translation. 27 [Jesus said to his closest followers:] To you who are hearing here’s My message: Keep loving your enemies no matter what they do. Keep…

Roots & Wings

Luke 6:17-26, The Voice and The Tree of Life Version 17 The whole crowd of disciples (including the 12 now designated as His emissaries) came down together, and they stood on a level area nearby. They were joined by an even greater crowd of people who had come from across the whole region – from…

Guess Who’s Coming to Supper

SCRIPTURE: Malachi 3:1-3, New Living Translation The prophet Malachi speaks: The Lord of Heaven’s Armies declares, “I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. The Savior Messiah you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming.”…