Sermon Repentance is Preparation

Repentance is Preparation

People always want to know “what will tomorrow bring” or “what should I do to prepare for emergencies?” These are, in some ways, the wrong questions for us as Christians to ask. Instead, we might more productively ask “what is the meaning of this life” or “what should I be paying attention to, today, that …

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Sermon Living a Life of Repentance

Living a Life of Repentance

We continue our Lenten theme of Repentance with another reminder of God’s grace. We need the reminder because we tend to be short-sighted and get bogged down in the ways of the world. Outside of God’s grace, life is meaningless as many a philosopher will tell you! But under His grace, we have meaning, purpose …

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Sermon God’s Patience with Jerusalem

God’s Patience with Jerusalem

Tonight’s sermon text is based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 24. Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. 2 But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here …

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Uncategorized The Lord’s Patience

The Lord’s Patience

We are living in the last days and so were the disciples. They wanted to know what would happen to them just as we want to know today. Jesus’ answer was not the happy prophecy they probably wanted to hear. After all, they were Jews and descendants of Israel and Abraham. They had been promised …

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