Sermons from October 2015

Do you follow an outlaw?

About this Sunday: While this Sunday is Reformation Day, we are using the readings from the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost in order to keep with the theme of the Lamb. The readings, however, are very good readings for the celebration of the Reformation – especially since the Priesthood of Jesus figured heavily into the original […]

How hard are you resting?

About this Sunday: The Sabbath or “rest of God” is something that figures prominently into the theme of Hebrews. This Sunday is our opportunity to see this theme brought before our eyes. This rest is something that we are called to remember at the heart of our lives, rather than chasing after our vanities, we […]

Is it better by yourself?

About this Sunday: This week we see sharp contrast between the believer and the unbeliever. As we look at the Hebrews reading, we consider the stern warning to not associate ourselves with those who would rebel against God. In not associating with the rebels, those who have sold out their share with God for other […]

Is Jesus your brother?

About this Sunday – This opening Sunday of our series begins with our contemplation of who Jesus is for us – family. The writer of the book of Hebrews makes the case that we are something special because Jesus came to have our flesh and blood, something that the angels cannot claim. We are special […]