Sermons from November 2016

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The Art of Giving Thanks


1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  For many, the Thanksgiving is a good reminder to give thanks. Some can easily list things for which they are thankful; for others, it is a tough season. Interestingly, however, the Scriptures use two phrases that run counter to our human nature. “Always,” and “In everything.” Rejoice always, in everything give thanks. […]

The Art of Caring for One Another


1 Corinthians 12:25-26  Paul Simon, in a song from the sixties, wrote these painful lyrics:  I’ve built walls, A fortress deep and mighty, That none may penetrate. I have no need of friendship, friendship causes pain. It’s laughter and it’s loving I disdain. I am a rock, I am an island.   The sad thing, […]