Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 18 views
Nahum 1. Recap intro: Remember the introduction to Nahum – who was the prophecy against? (clue v.1) – Nineveh, the capital of that cruel and wicked empire of Assyria that oppressed God's people for years. Do you recall what the name "Nahum" means? And do you remember what I said that Assyria signified?…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 15 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease The tallest Methodist church in the world stands in the loop of Chicago. Skyscrapers of offices are around it, but stretching still steeper into the sky is the slender steeple symbolic of man's aspiration to reach God. Sometime ago bells were installed in this steeple in order to…
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Tonight’s readings speak a lot about stormy seas. They make me think about Hurricanes Katrina and Rita that brought so much destruction and death to Louisiana and Texas last year. Why did the God of Job, as described in our first reading, “not shut and fasten the doors of the sea” that swept over the…
Neither Barren, Nor Unfruitful
What are the bonds that brethren share? What is the type of love brothers are to share? How can we practice brotherly kindness?
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 6 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease In Lorraine Hansberry's play, A Raisin In The Sun, the father of a poor inter-city black family has just died leaving only a small insurance policy. The widow plans to buy a small bungalow in a better part of town. Her son, however, wants to invest the money in a business deal he…
Jason Stuart Percy • Refuge TLH • Sermon • • 1 view • 1:15:56
We excercise judgement about many things every day. Jesus asks us to be wise in judgement and not to simply judge the outside or cursory things. We need wisdom and we need to be asking, seeking, and knocking that we might know how to treat others the way we want to be treated. It is possible to be decieved and so good judgement is of vital importance seeing that Jesus' way is narrow and there are few who find it. LORD, give us wisdom. Help us to be merciful to others. Help us to love each other enough to hold each other accountable with mercy and grace and love.