Sermons tagged with ‘shalom’

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An Embarrassment of Grace

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An Embarrassment of Grace

Jesus sends his disciples out before they’re ready to do the work they don’t understand. A lot like us. Because that’s the work for us to do. Jesus never said discipleship was easy Proper 6A | Matthew 9:35-10:23 Some time ago. A few years before seminary, before I preached my first sermon or proclaimed my […]

Respond

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Respond

They don’t feel like blessings, but they are. Because Jesus wants us to flip our economy upside down to make God’s dream for us a reality. The Beatitudes bless us in seeing 4th Sunday after the Epiphany |  Matthew 5:1-12 I don’t know what the disciples expected when they followed Jesus up the mountain. Maybe […]

God’s Greatest Gifts

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GOD's Greatest Gifts

This is the life Jesus talks about, the life GOD reveals, the life the Holy Spirit inspires us to live. A life of a revealed GOD and the presence of Shalom. A life of hope and opportunity to serve and be served; to love and be loved. A life of true living. How Jesus reveals […]

Do

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Jesus’s Departing Prayer Incites a Different Kind of Revolution/Easter 7B/John 17:6−19 Jesus, talking about “the world” seems to be describing the desired action rather than describing the status quo: the culture or people. You sent me, I came, I taught, I send, may you protect them, I sanctified so that they could be sanctified. It […]