Sermons from May 2015

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I Will Pour Out My Spirit

When the day of Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place. And suddenly from above there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of […]

One Language and the Same Words

Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And as people migrated from the east, they came upon a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.” And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for […]

Not Far From the Kingdom

One of the scribes came near and heard the Pharisees and the Herodians and the Sadducees disputing with Jesus and one another, and seeing that Jesus answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; […]

Love: Metaphor to Mandate

[Jesus said to the disciples,] “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. You have already been pruned by the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in […]

The Vine and the Branches

[Jesus said to the disciples,] “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. You have already been pruned by the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in […]