Sermons on Goodness

Sermons on Goodness

His Love Endures Forever (Columbia Heights)

Psalm 136 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.His love endures forever.2 Give thanks to the God of gods.His love endures forever.3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords:His love endures forever. 4 to him who alone does great wonders,His love endures forever.5 who by his understanding made the heavens,His love endures forever.6 who spread out the earth upon the waters,His love endures forever.7 who made the great lights—His love endures forever.8 the sun to govern the day,His love endures forever.9 the moon and stars to…

Taste, See, and Grumble? (Columbia Heights)

Psalm 34 1 I will extol the Lord at all times;    his praise will always be on my lips.2 I will glory in the Lord;    let the afflicted hear and rejoice.3 Glorify the Lord with me;    let us exalt his name together. 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me;    he delivered me from all my fears.5 Those who look to him are radiant;    their faces are never covered with shame.6 This poor man called, and the Lord heard him;    he saved him out of all his troubles.7 The angel of the…

His Love Endures Forever! (Columbia Heights)

Psalm 107  1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;    his love endures forever. 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story—    those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,3 those he gathered from the lands,    from east and west, from north and south.[a 4 Some wandered in desert wastelands,    finding no way to a city where they could settle.5 They were hungry and thirsty,    and their lives ebbed away.6 Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble,    and he delivered them from their distress.7 He led them by a straight way    to a city where they could settle.8 Let them…

Where is God When I’m Suffering? (Columbia Heights)

John 11:1-44 11 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.” 4 When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified…

The Problem of Evil (Lowertown St. Paul)

Exodus 3 3 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. 3 So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.” 4 When the Lord saw that he had…

The Problem of Evil (Downtown Minneapolis)

John 11:1-44 11 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.” 4 When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified…