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But What Do You Think?: Sermon for 24 August 2014

Matthew 16:13-20 16:13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 16:14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 16:15 He said to them, “But who […]

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A Ghost Story: Sermon for August 10, 2014

Matthew 14:22-31 14:22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 14:23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 14:24 but by this time the […]

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Zunti and Doepker, Saskatchewan

Enough: Sermon for August 3, 2014

Matthew 14:13-21 14:13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14:14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. […]

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Nothing: Sermon for July 28, 2014

Romans 8: Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?…No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor […]

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Where You Least Expect It: Sermon for July 20, 2014

Genesis 28:10-19 When I was in college I had a chaplain who was a Methodist minister who had grown up in south Georgia. He’d gone north for seminary and thought he’d stick around but around the time he graduated the Civil Rights movement was starting to heat up in the South. And so, he decided […]

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Grace, Gratitude, and a Good Church: Sermon for June 22, 2014

Note: This is the final sermon I delivered as pastor of West Dover Congregational Church. Philippians 1:3-7 I thank my God every time I remember you, 4 constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, 5 because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. […]

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Ascending: Sermon for June 1, 2014

Acts 1:6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” 1:7 He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. 1:8 But you will receive power when the […]