Sermons


“You’re Right It Isn’t Fair”

September 20, 2020 | Exodus 16: 1-8, 13-16 Matthew 20:1-16

Exodus 16: 1-8, 13-16 The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim…and came to the wilderness of Sin… on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from the land of Egypt. 2 The whole congregation of the Israelites complained against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness saying, “If only we had […]

“Who Am I? Who Are You?”

September 6, 2020 | Exodus 3:1-15

Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked, and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed. 3 Then […]

“A Plan for Social Re-Construction”

October 7, 2018 | Exodus 19:1-8; 20:1-17

Today it’s the Ten Commandments.  Katha Pollitt, a columnist for the journal “The Nation,” has this to say about these “thou shalt nots”:  “When you consider that God could have commanded anything he wanted—anything!—the Ten Commandments have got to rank as one of the great missed opportunities of all time.  How different history would have […]

“The Alternative Intention of the Holy One”

September 30, 2018 | Exodus 14:5-7, 10-14, 21-29

This is our third week following the story of Abraham, Sarah and their descendants.   God called these two to leave their home and journey with God.  God entered a covenant with them and promised them three things:  many, many descendants; land to live on; and God promised to be with them always—blessing them so that […]

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