Sermons on Faith

Sermons on Faith

The Kingdom of God: Authenticity (Lowertown St. Paul)

Luke 18:9-15 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’ 13 “But the tax…

Church as Home (Downtown Minneapolis)

John 13:12-17 2 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them. 13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.…

Sorrow for Jerusalem

Luke61notes.pdf Luke61.pptx Luke 13:31-35 31 At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, äóìLeave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.äó 32 He replied, äóìGo tell that fox, äóÖI will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach my goal.äó» 33 In any case, I must press on today and tomorrow and the next dayäóîfor surely no prophet can die outside…

Who Will Be the Greatest?

Luke40notes.pdf Luke40.pptx Luke 9:37-50 37 The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. 38 A man in the crowd called out, äóìTeacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. 39 A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams; it throws him into convulsions so that he foams at the mouth. It scarcely ever leaves him and is destroying him. 40 I begged your disciples to drive…

From Fear to Faith: Jesus Over Sickness and Death

Luke35notes.pdf Luke35.pptx Luke 8:40-56 40 Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. 41 Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesusäó» feet, pleading with him to come to his house 42 because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. As Jesus was on his way, the crowds almost crushed him. 43 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years,[a]…

From Fear to Faith: Jesus Over Nature

Luke33notes.pdf Luke33.pptx Luke 8:22-25 22ŒæOne day Jesus said to his disciples, äóìLet us go over to the other side of the lake.äó So they got into a boat and set out. 23ŒæAs they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was being swamped, and they were in great danger. 24ŒæThe disciples went and woke him, saying, äóìMaster, Master, weäó»re going to drown!äó He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging…