Sermons on Justice

Sermons on Justice

What steps is Hope taking in response to the Gospel and Race? (Downtown Minneapolis)

Amos 5:21-27 “I hate, I despise your religious festivals;    your assemblies are a stench to me.22 Even though you bring me burnt offerings and grain offerings,    I will not accept them.Though you bring choice fellowship offerings,    I will have no regard for them.23 Away with the noise of your songs!    I will not listen to the music of your harps.24 But let justice roll on like a river,    righteousness like a never-failing stream! 25 “Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings    forty years in the wilderness, people of Israel?You have…

Trusting Him Who Judges Justly (Downtown Minneapolis)

1 Peter 2:18-25 18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. 19 For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God. 20 But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. 21 To…

A Huge Step Backward (Downtown Minneapolis)

Exodus 32:1-33:6 32 When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.” 2 Aaron answered them, “Take off the gold earrings that your wives, your sons and your daughters are wearing, and bring them to me.” 3 So all the people took off their earrings and brought…

You Cannot Do It Alone (Downtown Minneapolis & Lowertown St. Paul)

Exodus 18:1-27 18 Now Jethro, the priest of Midian and father-in-law of Moses, heard of everything God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, and how the Lordhad brought Israel out of Egypt. 2 After Moses had sent away his wife Zipporah, his father-in-law Jethro received her 3 and her two sons. One son was named Gershom, for Moses said, “I have become a foreigner in a foreign land”; 4 and the other was named Eliezer, for he said, “My father’s God was my helper; he saved me from the sword of…

Not In My Father’s House!

Luke79.pdf Luke79B.pptx Luke 19:45-20:8 45 When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. 46 äóìIt is written,äó he said to them, äóìäóÖMy house will be a house of prayer’; but you have made it äóÖa den of robbers.äó»äó 47 Every day he was teaching at the temple. But the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the leaders among the people were trying to kill him. 48 Yet they could not find…

Interpreting the Times

Luke57.pptx [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_tour interval=”0″][vc_tab title=”SCRIPTURE PASSAGE” tab_id=”1437693866-2-77″][vc_text_separator title=” SCRIPTURE PASSAGE ” title_align=”separator_align_center” color=”grey” style=”double”][vc_column_text] Luke 12:54-59 He said to the crowd: äóìWhen you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, äóÖItäó»s going to rain,äó» and it does. 55 And when the south wind blows, you say, äóÖItäó»s going to be hot,äó» and it is. 56ŒæHypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky. How is it that you donäó»t know how to…