Sermon #58 — The Body of Jesus, Bodies for Jesus

The Body of Jesus, Bodies for Jesus A Sermon Preached on John 20:19-23 (see also Revelation 21:1-5) at Venice Presbyterian Church in Cecil Township, PA on April 12, 2014 Are we serious about serving an incarnate, an embodied God?  Do we really mean it?  And if we do, what does it mean for us that … Continue reading Sermon #58 — The Body of Jesus, Bodies for Jesus

Sermon #52–The People of the Presence of God

  "The People of the Presence of God: a Christmas Sermon" Human beings are made for God.  That isn't a widely acknowledged truth.  It certainly isn't the mainstream view in Western culture, but it's the truth just the same.  We're designed for relationship with God, and that truth is nowhere more clearly expressed than in … Continue reading Sermon #52–The People of the Presence of God

Sermon #38–Our God of Power: Jesus, Man of Power–Philippians 2:5-11; Acts 10:34-43

“Our Lord is eternally the Son of God, but though he was the Son of God, in order to do his work as the Messiah in the likeness of man, in the form of a servant, he needed this ‘baptism’ with the Spirit. . . . In the power of the Spirit he was enabled.  … Continue reading Sermon #38–Our God of Power: Jesus, Man of Power–Philippians 2:5-11; Acts 10:34-43

Prayer Note #19 — A Christian’s Prayer at the Turning of the Year

A Christian’s Prayer at the Turning of the Year   Lord Jesus, you are the Word through whom all things were spoken into existence.  You are the eternal Word who was present before the beginning of time itself.  And you are the Word who became flesh to live in this world of days and nights, … Continue reading Prayer Note #19 — A Christian’s Prayer at the Turning of the Year