Rescued from the Domain of Darkness

Rescued from the Domain of Darkness

The sermon text for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost is from Colossians 1:13–14. [13] He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, [14] in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (ESV).
What Counts, In Heaven and On Earth

What Counts, In Heaven and On Earth

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Having just celebrated our nation’s 243rd birthday, it is right and necessary that we give thanks for the blessings of Providence, of God, upon this land and its people, and for the bravery...
Adopted

Adopted

The sermon text for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost is from Galatians 4:4–5. [4] But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, [5] to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons....
God Picks Us Up When We’re Down

God Picks Us Up When We’re Down

The sermon text for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost is from 1 Kings 9:14–18. [14] Hiram had sent to the king 120 talents of gold. [15] And this is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon drafted to build the house of the LORD and his own house and the Millo...
Our Patient, Long-Working, Long-Suffering God

Our Patient, Long-Working, Long-Suffering God

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. In 2015, multi-millionaire and former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski filed paperwork with the State of California to establish Way of the Future, a nonprofit religious...

When Doors are Opened to Preach the Gospel

The sermon text for the 6th Sunday of Easter is from Acts 16:9–10. [9] And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” [10] And when Paul had seen the vision, immediately...