Sermons from February 2017

Rest For the Weary

In Matthew 11:28-30, Jesus said, “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay…

The Seven Deadly Sins (7) — Lust

This morning, we come to a close of our study of the Seven Deadly Sins, as we take a look at the sin of lust.  In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said,   “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’  But I say to you that everyone who looks at a…

The Seven Deadly Sins (6) — Gluttony

You may have heard the story about the schoolteacher who invited her students to bring some items that were representative of their faith traditions.  And so the next day, there was a Jewish boy who said, “I’m Jewish, and this is my yarmulke. The men and boys wear this when we go into the synagogue.”…

The Seven Deadly Sins (5) — Sloth

Before I begin my lesson, I need to get a little help from all of the children here this morning.  How many of you children like to go to the zoo?  Raise your hands.  What is your favorite animal to see at the zoo?  Lions?  Elephants?  Monkeys?  Giraffes?   I love all of those animals,…