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Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Introduction

In the ancient world the word “calling” was of great significance. In those days the word was used to refer to the act of being summoned by the King. Likewise God also has called or summoned us to his presence. In fact the Greek word for church (ekklésia) means called out from the world and to God. In today’s message we will look at three areas in the call of God, from another famous passage. It’s none other than the Angelic visit to Mary.

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Sermon: How to respond to persecution and suffering?

Sermon: How to respond to persecution and suffering?

Introduction

So many books have been written, sermons have been preached and studies have been conducted on the doctrine of Christian suffering. Yet nobody knows it better than those who have actually tasted it.

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Valentine’s day sermon 2015: The greatest commandment

Valentine’s day sermon 2015: The greatest commandment

Introduction

St. Valentine’s is a day in which the church talks a lot about God’s love for man. This Valentine’s however I want to talk about how we are supposed to love God and others. Here in the passage I have chosen to preach from today a Lawyer (not an ordinary Jew) who intended to find fault with Jesus’ teachings asks him a question. It’s not a foolish question at all, because the Jews quite commonly drew distinctions among the laws of Scripture – great and small, light and heavy. Jesus’ answer was unexpected yet biblical and logical. What does this commandment mean?

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Sermon: Young Jesus is lost and found

Sermon: Young Jesus is lost and found

Introduction

In the movie “Home Alone” the McCallister family, in the confusion and rush to board their flight on time, leaves little Kevin at home and do not know until they are already airborne. A similar thing happened almost 2000 years ago and unlike in the movie this was for real. The Bible says that Mary and Joseph left Jesus behind on their return trip from Jerusalem. There are three important truths about God’s presence we can learn from this incident.

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Sermon: God and his faithfulness

Sermon: God and his faithfulness

Introduction

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word faithfulness as “deserving trust, keeping your promises or doing what you are supposed to do.” Although we love to know such reliable people the society is full of unfaithful people. Faithfulness has become a rare virtue today. We see cheating spouses, double tongued politicians, unfaithful business associates and the list continues.

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Easter Sermon 2014: Jesus appears to Thomas

Easter Sermon: Jesus appears to Thomas

Introduction

This morning even as we celebrate Easter, I want us to consider yet another famous passage in the bible. This passage is none other than John’s account of Jesus’ appearance to Thomas. In today’s sermon I want to share with you my observations on the passage and their implications.

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