Sermons on “4th Sunday of Lent”

Don’t Sell Me

We live in a world of words designed to influence us according to different agendas. It’s tempting to use our own Christian words to do the same. But, to do so would be to do violence to others. Our attitude needs to be nonviolence—we will speak simply, trusting God.

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Theology of Divine Healing

There are two extremes to avoid in this topic: that God always heals and that God never heals. However, we cannot look at healing in and of itself. The act of divine healing must be put into the larger context of what God has done, is doing, and will do for the whole world through Christ. Only then will we rightly pursue God for his gift without abandoning the giver.

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Courting the “Right” People

James reminds us that even as Christians our human tendency will be to evaluate and treat people differently. When we do that in our congregations we are judging people inappropriately and is completely contrary to the very nature of the gospel.

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The One You Feed

We’re snapping selfies of our latest outfits to see if we look good, we instagram our dinner, and we toast with a drink in our hand — could these simple things that have become part of our daily life actually impact our discipleship? It looks like it.

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