Jul 26, 2017
Focus readings: Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43; Romans 8:12-25
For the sermon text go to: http://stteves10.libsyn.com/live-in-hope-sermon-text-proper-11-year-a-2011
..the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God (Rom 8:19 NRSV)
As Christians we live in hope and this hope is not a...
Jul 19, 2017
Focus reading Matthew 13:31–33, 44–52
The Kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. It grows into the biggest of plants. Or it’s like a little yeast in some flower making the whole batch rise. God can take the smallest and most insignificant things and cause the most wonderful transformation. Any person, any prayer,...
Jul 13, 2017
Focus reading: Romans 8:1-11
There is a sense in which the church and our Western culture is fixated on the human body. Either we have seen it as bad and sinful OR we have worshipped it as though it is through our bodies that we find our meaning. Paul and the Bible often get the blame for this. This is especially true...