Sermons from October 2016
Head religion gets us self-justification; heart religion brings a serious self-searching and penitence. Which do we practice?
What it means to not respect objective reality; a wild anarchic life. Story of Peter Cartwright and the force conversion of a ferryman, the necessity of keeping at it. “When it is hardest to pray, pray the hardest…”
One in ten knows how to say thank you; the Psalm speaks of being tested, hard, and coming out on the other side. Leprosy was a death sentence, preceded by extreme social ostracization; ugly in every way, and justifiable dreaded. And only one said thank you…
The Gospel will be the primary focus; servants who proceed rather matter-of-factly to do the work assigned them, it’s their job.