Sermon Series
  • 1. Hittites And Jebusites And Amorites, Oh My!

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2011
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    Giants come in all shapes and sizes; none is bigger than God, who provides for those who believe his promises.

    The VCR is a wonderful invention. If you’ve got it set to tape your favorite shows it matters a whole lot less whether you’ll be home in time, doesn’t it. It makes meetings a whole lot less tense. Some things you have to be on time for, though. Movies, buses, job interviews... more

  • 2. Playing Second Fiddle

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2011

    Ambition is a two-edged sword; it can spur hard work, but can also lead to resentment if proper recognition isn't forthcoming.

    Good morning. This is Rubel Milkash from the Canaan Broadcasting Corporation, bringing you the region’s top stories every morning. Today’s feature is an exclusive interview with Moses BenAmram, charismatic leader of the most amazing mass migration in recent history. But first, more

  • 3. Power Grab

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2011
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    Grasping after power that belongs to God is not only wrong, it's dangerous.

    This is communion Sunday. Here on the table are special elements set aside for worship. In the Presbyterian tradition, only a minister of word and sacrament is authorized to consecrate the elements. And only ordained officers of the church are granted the privilege of distributing the elements to more

  • 4. Don't Lose It

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2011
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    Losing your temper may lead to losing a lot more than that.

    One of my favorite shows is Law and Order, and so of course I’ve been watching the new spin-off, Trial by Jury. Last Friday the story featured a man who shot a pedophile who had been paroled back to the neighborhood where he had been apprehended for his original crime. And of course many more

  • 5. Abandonment Issues

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2022

    This story places the Israelites’ emotional development pretty squarely in the adolescent stage, because they behaved just like a bunch of teenagers left too long with the keys to the wine cellar.

    How many of you have children? Did you have any idea, while you were painting the nursery and picking out your first set of onesies, how much of your life would get taken over? Children take a huge amount of time and attention. And of course it gets worse when they start to crawl and then to walk more

  • 6. Let It Shine

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2022

    We’re supposed to be light in the world, but not strobe lights or spotlights. We are meant to be little lights - but we are called on to shine. In so much darkness, that’s all that is needed.

    When you were little, did you ever stick a flashlight in your mouth and turn it on? It looked pretty weird, didn’t it. For more weird, there was also a contest for who could make the most horrible grotesque face, you know, the kind that would cause your mother to warn you that if you didn’t more

  • 7. Never Enough

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2022

    Can we recognize God's gifts for what they are?

    Have you ever made a bargain with God? Have you ever said, “God, just get me out of this and I’ll never ask for anything again!” Or “God, if you help me pass this test I’ll come to church every Sunday for a year!” Or “God, if you get me this job I’ll never call in sick again!” If you have, you’re more