Sermons from November 2016

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Be Prepared

Isaiah 2:1-5   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Future House of God 2 The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 In days to come     the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains,     and shall be raised above the hills; all the nations shall stream […]

To God Be the Glory

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Jeremiah 23:1-6   New International Version (NIV) The Righteous Branch 23 “Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!” declares the Lord.2 Therefore this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says to the shepherds who tend my people: “Because you have scattered my flock and driven them away and have […]

Now What?

Isaiah 65:17-25   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Glorious New Creation 17 For I am about to create new heavens     and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered     or come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever     in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, […]

Giving Freely and Joyfully

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Proverbs 11:24-28   New International Version (NIV) 24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more;     another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. 25 A generous person will prosper;     whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. 26 People curse the one who hoards grain,     but they pray God’s blessing on the one who is willing to sell. 27 Whoever seeks good […]