God’s Kingdom is God in action.
So, as we are connected to God, as he makes his home in us, we act as God acts.
The challenge of this truth is this:
Whatever is acting against God is acting against us.
This is evil. Evil is that which opposes God and his ways.
What might that be?
Part six of our series, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”, based on the model prayer Jesus gives us, the Lord’s Prayer.

This is the fifth part of our series, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”, based on the model prayer Jesus teaches us, the Lord’s Prayer.

Lead us not into temptation…
There’s a lot of misunderstanding we will look at concerning this teaching.
We look for God everywhere and we pray he keep us out of trouble…

This is the fourth part of our series, “Lord, Teach Us To Pray”, based on the model prayer Jesus teaches us, the Lord’s Prayer.
Tresspasses…Sins…Debts…Transgression…Iniquities…What is it all about?
Forgiveness?
Have Mercy?
Have pity…

Second in our series on prayer, Lord, Hear Our Prayer, based on the model prayer Jesus gives us, the Lord’s Prayer.
My experiences define me as a person…
Relationship is all about shared experience…
The truth is, experiences make up the substance of reality…
Thy Kingdom come!

Lord, Teach Us To Pray is our new series on prayer, based on the model for prayer Jesus gives us…The Lord’s Prayer.

This is the most famous prayer in the world.
Also it may be our least thought-through prayer.
Too familiar, too automatic, too rote.

All prayer is a living conversation between a cherished dad and his children. We want to keep these words alive, put our thought into them, and pray in a way that is meaningful to us when we pray.

We will make progress in having the model of the Lord’s Prayer come alive today!

First, Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name…Or…

We live in an age of identity. Identity theft, identity politics, identity confusion…What gives?

Jesus is attacked by Satan in the wilderness and it has much to do with identity.
What can we learn from Jesus?
Well, for one thing, our true identity…

Sermon on Matthew 4:1-11

Sometimes God uses amazing miracles to draw us to Jesus. Think about the angel appearing to the shepherds on Christmas Eve, “I bring you good news of great joy!”
Other times, God just uses what is there right in front of us. Then, we don’t need a miracle, we just need the facts.
Or , then again, are the facts themselves miracles?
What can we learn from the Magi this Epiphany Sunday? Let’s find out

Thank you to TC Christopher for delivering this sermon at short notice when I came down with a bug. He did a great job!