Sermons from May 2020

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If It Weren’t For People

Colossians 3:18-4:6  It never fails. Sunday, we hear a sermon about getting along with others. And then we get into a fight with our spouse. Or, we get into a “power play” with one of the kids. Or, we dread going in to work Monday because we don’t get along with the boss. And then, […]

New Life!

John 20:1-19 April 12, 2020. Easter Sunday!  Ah, but thanks to Covid-19, we could not meet corporately, only remotely. And while I greatly appreciate that we can provide remote services and all the hard work that is done to prepare them (thanks, Phil!), it’s just not the same. Resurrection Day, aka, Easter, seems like one […]

Put Off, Put On

Colossians 3:1-17  When Debbie and I lived in our house, I would usually mow the lawn on Friday morning. Even though we had a small yard and I mowed and edged early in the day, I still worked up a sweat and got dirty. Then, on Friday evening, we’d often go out to eat. Not […]

Useless Rules and Regulations

Colossians 2:16-23  There’s nothing like settling for second best. Granted, “winning” isn’t everything, but what happens if you are given the best, only to say “no thanks!” I love hamburgers. But, would I take a hamburger instead of a steak, cooked and seasoned perfectly, when the steak is given to me? Not likely! Now, that […]

Firmly Rooted

Colossians 2:1-15  Whether it’s high in the mountains, close to the ocean shore, or in your backyard, trees that survive severe weather do so largely because their root system is strong. Trees that start in sand dunes rarely survive long, because their roots cannot overcome the shifting sand. The same can be said for believers. […]