Sermons from October 2017

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Happy Reformation!

Reading from the Hebrew Scriptures  Psalm 46:1-11
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change,
though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea;
though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble with its tumult.
There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy habitation of the Most High.
God is in the midst of the city; it …

To Whom Do You Owe Your Allegiance?

Reading from the Gospel          Matthew 22:15-22 (The Message)
15 That’s when the Pharisees plotted a way to trap him into saying something damaging.
16 They sent their disciples, with a few of Herod’s followers mixed in, to ask, “Teacher, we know you have integrity, teach the way of God accurately, are indifferent to popular opinion, and don’t pander to your students.
17 So tell us honestly: Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”
18 Jesus knew …

God’s Gonna Trouble the Water

Reading from the Gospel                   John 1:1-10
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.
All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being in him was life,
and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.
There was a …