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Sermon: The Great Bargain

Our reading from the Book of Genesis this morning is part of major turning point in the Biblical narrative: a fundamental redefinition of the nature of God’s relationship with us. 1.987 woorden meer

Religion

IF I HAD A SONG

“If I had a song
I’d sing it in the morning
I’d sing it in the evening
all over this land…”

I’ve firmly decided.

I’ve been singing the wrong song, and God gave me the wrong kids. 718 woorden meer

For a Handful of Hope

This sermon was originally preached at Mission Hills UCC on July 24, 2016
Scripture reading: Genesis 18:16-33

It was an evening like any other when the two strangers walked into town. 1.461 woorden meer

Sermon

Teach us to pray...

Some sermony thoughts on Luke 11.1-13

I’ve always found the parable of the persistent neighbour rather troubling. Our habit is to map parables onto the real world – us and God – as an exact one to one allegory, and in this case, that would cast God as the grudging friend with his own family safely behind a locked door who only responds to nagging. 624 woorden meer

Sermons

Abe Yang Tak Pernah Menyerah (Abraham Lincoln)

Abraham Lincoln, tentu bukan nama yang asing di telinga kita. Abraham Lincoln adalah Presiden Amerika Serikat ke-16 yang memiliki peran besar dalam sejarah negeri “Paman Sam” bahkan sejarah dunia secara keseluruhan. 1.078 woorden meer

General

Seventeenth Sunday – Year C

A businessman who needed millions of dollars to clinch an important deal went to church to pray for the money. By chance he knelt next to a man who was praying for $100 to pay an urgent debt. 948 woorden meer

Homily

Speak Lord: Of humanity

The First reading at Mass today comes from the Book of Genesis. It is one of the great arguments/tussles//debates between God and the patriarchs that is such a feature of the earlier books of the Old Testament, and most notably the book of Job.of the Old Testament. 492 woorden meer

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