Sermons on Creation

Sermons on Creation

Mere Mortals to Holy Royalty (Columbia Heights)

Psalm 8 1 O Eternal, our Lord,    Your majestic name is heard throughout the earth;Your magnificent glory shines far above the skies.2 From the mouths and souls of infants and toddlers, the most innocent,    You have decreed power to stop Your adversaries    and quash those who seek revenge. 1 Lord, our Lord,    how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory    in the heavens.2 Through the praise of children and infants    you have established a stronghold against your enemies,    to silence the foe and the avenger.3 When…

God Speaks! (Downtown Minneapolis)

Psalm 19 The heavens declare the glory of God;    the skies proclaim the work of his hands.2 Day after day they pour forth speech;    night after night they reveal knowledge.3 They have no speech, they use no words;    no sound is heard from them.4 Yet their voice goes out into all the earth,    their words to the ends of the world.In the heavens God has pitched a tent for the sun.5     It is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber,    like a champion rejoicing to run his course.6 It…

Are the scriptures compatible with science on the origin of life? (Downtown Minneapolis & Lowertown St. Paul)

Genesis 1-2 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there…

The Story (Lowertown St. Paul)

Luke 24:1-12 24 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. 5 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to…

The Identity Narrative: The Sovereign Self (Lowertown St. Paul)

Galatians 2:20-21 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. 21 I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!” Download Message Notes Download Message Slides  

The Identity Narrative: The Sovereign Self (Downtown Minneapolis)

Galatians 2:20-21 0 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. 21 I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!” Download Message Notes Download Message Slides

I’M okay in Jesus – Who are we? (Downtown Minneapolis & Lowertown St. Paul)

Genesis 1:26, 27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” 27 So God created mankind in his own image,     in the image of God he created them;     male and female he created them. Download Message Slides Download Message Notes  

Creation: Created the Way God Wanted It to Be (Downtown Minneapolis)

Genesis 1:1-5 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. Genesis 1:26-27 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our…