Category Archives: Sermon

Christian, You Are a Son

Did you know genealogy is now a 3-billion-dollar industry? Nowadays it seems like everyone wants to know the various DNA percentages of their ethnic heritage, and whether their family lineage has someone historically important. As a kid I bragged to … Continue reading

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Christ Humbled and Exalted

What in the world are we doing here on a beautiful Saturday evening standing in the mud? Some of us are working. Leading multiple worship services the week before Easter is our job, so we have to be here! But … Continue reading

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Christian, You Are a Priest

Have you ever wondered what kind of Christian God wants you to be? When I was in college, my church was full of other students who came from dozens of faith traditions back home. At first it amazed me that … Continue reading

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Christian, You Are a Prophet

I used to think my church was special. When I say “my church” I mean whatever congregation I happened to be with at that time. From my immature perspective, the College church had the cool music. The Bible church had … Continue reading

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Christian, You Are a King

This post begins a new series answering the question, “What is a Christian?” The Bible describes the identity, character, and responsibility of the Christian almost always by way of imagery because God knows the most effective way to show us … Continue reading

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Are We Also Blind?

I found a curious list of America’s top fears for the year 2017. Some are unsurprising: (5) not having enough money for the future; (14) identity theft; (31) being unemployed. Some are timely: (2) Trumpcare; (29) Obamacare. A few are … Continue reading

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I Was Blind, But Now I See

A few weeks ago my church did something it hasn’t done in many years. We sang the hymn Amazing Grace. Most Americans know the first verse by heart: “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me; … Continue reading

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