Opportunity in Opposition

Posted in Christian Living, Sermon Snippets, The Bible Says..., Thinking Theologically on February 2nd, 2016 by (534 views)

Although most of us are familiar with the passage in the Book of Romans, which reminds us of how our gracious Father God is able to use all things to our benefit, when bad things happen to us, we may still become baffled and even hurt. We know that God has promised to use everything […]

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My Churchy Life: A Sermon Tangent

Posted in Christian Living, Sermon Snippets on February 10th, 2011 by (1,455 views)
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Over the past two Sundays we’ve read from Isaiah 1 and 58. The idea in both is similar: God is not satisfied with the His people’s lives outside of their “churchy” life. We have much to learn from their mistakes. Here is a snippet from the sermon on Feb 6, 2011. They live their lives […]

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When God is Deaf

Posted in Sermon Snippets, The Bible Says... on May 11th, 2010 by (1,161 views)
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A preview to this Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 13 Recently, Pastor James lamented in a blog the fact that he and the band made a few people deaf one Sunday. This week, I am being reminded of the time when I lamented the silence of God in my life; it seemed that God was deaf […]

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When God Disrespects Us

Posted in Sermon Snippets on February 9th, 2010 by (1,007 views)
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This is from the sermon I preached at SPCC on Jan 10, 2010. I believe it is worth sharing again. We spent all of 2009 [in the sermons] studying about this Jesus who we call the Christ, the anointed one of God. And we will never stop looking to Jesus, but last year, we had […]

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Overthinking The Three Little Pigs

Posted in Sermon Snippets on October 21st, 2009 by (3,304 views)
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As great as the story of The Three Little Pigs is, its self-stated moral is a lie. It says that simply trying harder to do one’s best will make you survive the wolves of life. The real moral of the story is that trying harder when you’re using the wrong technique or perspective wears you out or makes your susceptible.

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