Sermon for October 23, 2016

Sermon for October 23, 2016

Sermon Text: Luke 18:9-14

18:11 [Jesus tells a parable] “The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of all my income.’ 13 But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'”

Focus: Jesus takes his place with the other people.

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Sermon for October 16, 2016

Sermon for October 16, 2016

Sermon Text: Genesis 32:22-31

32:24 Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.  25 When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him.

Focus: God blesses those who wrestle with him.

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Sermon for October 2, 2016

Sermon for October 2, 2016

Sermon text: Luke 17:5-10

17:5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”

17:6 The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.”

Focus: God uses what is worthless to do amazing things.
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