Sermons on Luke

Counterculture Presence

“41 Every year His parents traveled to Jerusalem for the Passover Festival. 42 When He (Jesus) was 12 years old, they went up according to the custom of the festival. 43 After those days were over, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but His parents did not know it. 44…

Counterculture Kindness

“Go into all the world, make disciples of all nations …” (Matthew 28:19) “Make sure you never pay back one wrong with another wrong. Instead, always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.” (1 Thessalonians 5:15) [NIV] “Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience…

Being An Agent Of God’s Mercy

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) “The merciful are blessed, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7) Our greatest witness is showing mercy to others!  “Be merciful,…

Mercy Forgives

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) “Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34) Mercy: undeserved forgiveness and kindness; unearned kindness; compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm. Mercy means God forgives you! He desires to forgive you. “… ​​You…

Setting Goals In Faith

“6 Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise. 7 Without leader, administrator, or ruler, 8 it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during harvest. 9 How long will you stay in bed, you slacker? When will you get up from your sleep? 10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest, 11 and…

Christmas Eve Service

Luke 1:26-33  (GNT)…God sent the angel Gabriel to a town in Galilee named Nazareth. He had a message for a young woman promised in marriage to a man named Joseph, who was a descendant of King David. Her name was Mary. The angel came to her and said, “Peace be with you! The Lord is with you…