A couple of quick notes: 1) this is the last sermon before Advent, when we’ll really turn toward the manger and look hard at the purpose of the Incarnation. 2) I am hoping in the coming months to work on design around here, so if you have any useful hints on blog layouts, let me know.
- Morning Sermon
November 24 AM: Lessons from the Pilgrims
I. Bloom where you are planted: 1 Corinthians 10:31/Story of Philip the Evangelist
II. Make friends with the people you find: Acts 16:14-15/Lydia
III. Don't just eat the fish: Proverbs 14:4, Ecclesiastes 11
IV. Mandating work and providing help are not contradictory 2 Thessalonians 3:10 and 1 Thessalonians 4:11, and James 1:26-27 and James 2:16
V. Celebrate what God does: Psalms. The whole bloomin' lot of them. And Revelation
VI. Remembering the good more than bad isn't always a bad thing. Take a look at Chronicles and compare it with Kings.
- Evening Sermon
Audio Link is here (I’m not sure what happened—it’s in a different format. My tech guy needs a clue.) (If you’re wondering, I am my tech guy.)
Luke 17:11-19 Thankful: November 24 PM
2. Gratitude puts us in harmony with God
3. Gratitude is the responsibility of the people of God
4. Gratitude demonstrates faith