Sermons from September 2017

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Going Through: Pentecost XVI

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Message by Seldon Walker When I think about the word suffering, I imagine people going through perhaps one of the most difficult times in their lives. I think of my friend who struggled with cancer; I think of the people dealing with the aftermath of the unprecedented chain of natural disasters that keeps bludgeoning the more »

Forgiveness: Pentecost XV

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Message: Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103: (1-7), 8-13; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35 Rabbi Kushner tells the story of a woman, divorced, a mom. She’s faithful. She’s also troubled by the command to forgive. Now, with her marriage dissolved, her ex-husband enjoying the frivolous freedom of his new life, not upholding his responsibilities, she works endlessly to support more »

Get Things Right: Pentecost XIV

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Message: Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20 We all have that someone or those people in our lives with whom we just can’t find peace; the person who has wronged us. The annoying boss who has to insist all the time that he’s right. The co-worker who can’t hold up their end of the more »

Overcoming Evil with Good: Pentecost XIII

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Message: Jeremiah 15:15-21; Psalm 26:1-8; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28 Recently, I learned of a group of folks who having signed a contract agreement to occupy space found themselves in a position where they could no longer honor the contract. According to the agreement, they gave notice and took the necessary steps to vacate the premises. Sadly, more »