Sermons from February 2019

Sermons from February 2019

Living Best for Every Moment

Living Best of Every Moment Matthew 25:14-30 This wonderful little story is called the Parable of the Talents. Readers are drawn to it because it is simple, clear and easy to understand. And its lessons are impossible to miss. This parable tells what to do while we wait for Jesus to return. While we are waiting, we are to work for the Lord. Often we will not risk anything…

Love is a Risky Hope in God

Love is a Risky Hope in God I Corinthians 13:7 The New International Version tells us that love “always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” The King James Version says that love “bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” No matter which translation you use, the meaning is the same. The word “always” or the phrase…

To Love People

To Love People I Corinthians 13:4-6 Illustration: A Peanuts cartoon shows Lucy standing with her arms folded and a stern expression on her face. Charlie Brown pleads, “Lucy, you must be more loving. This world really needs love. You have to let yourself love to make this world a better place.” Lucy angrily whirls around and knocks Charlie Brown to the ground. She screams…

Forgiveness Healing the Hurt

Forgiveness Healing the Hurt Luke 6:37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” Forgiveness is healing the hurt we never deserved Illustration: A pastor told a friend, also a pastor, of a time when someone very near and dear to him hurt him greatly. The anger that he felt overwhelmed him.…