Sermons from July 2016

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Sharing Your Ice Cream Cone

The Message      Luke 12:13-21
Someone out of the crowd said,
“Teacher, order my brother to give me a fair share
of the family inheritance.”
He replied, “Mister, what makes you think it’s any of my business
to be a judge or mediator for you?”
Speaking to the people, he went on,
“Take care! Protect yourself against the least bit of greed.
Life is not defined by what you have, even when you have a lot.”
Then he told them this …

Remedial Praying 101

Remedial Praying 101     Rev. Tom Hagood
One of his disciples said to the Lord . . .
“teach us to pray”.
So tell me . . . how’s your prayer life?
What do you pray for?
Does God answer all of your prayers?
Do you get what you want? That new job?
More money to pay the bills? A vacation?
Some peace of mind? Your candidate for President?
Is Jesus really telling us that all we have to …

Time To Go Upstream

Reading from the Gospels                                  Luke 10:25-37
Just then a religion scholar stood up
with a question to test Jesus.
“Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?”
He answered, “What’s written in God’s Law?
How do you interpret it?”
He said, “That you love the Lord your God
with all your passion and prayer and (might)
and intelligence – and that you love your neighbor
as well as you do yourself.”
“Good answer!” said Jesus. …