Sermon for 02/09/2020 – “Love the Ones You Hate”

“Love the Ones You Hate” Matthew 5:38-48 In the series “Upside Down: A Different Way of Living” Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy’” (Matt 5:43).  You may have heard this saying of Jesus in the news this week, specifically lifted up at the National Prayer Breakfast

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Sermon for 01/26/2020 – “You Can Change Your World”

Matthew 5:13-20 In the series “Upside Down: A Different Way of Living” A Chinese Christian told a missionary once, “I have learned to quote the entire Sermon on the Mount by memory.” And then he did it perfectly. The missionary said, “That’s wonderful. How did you do it?”  The Christian told him, “I spent the

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Sermon for 01/19/2020 – “Happiness Redefined”

Matthew 5:1-12 In the series “Upside Down: A Different Way of Living” Do you remember a decade back about the story of Ted Williams – the man with the “golden voice?” Williams was homeless, living on the streets in Columbus, Ohio. He was interviewed while on the street by a reporter for The Columbus Dispatch.

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Sermon for 11/24/2019 – “Grateful”

Psalm 65; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Matthew 6:25-34 Final in the series “Grateful” This morning we conclude our November series that has focused on gratitude.  We’ve sought to increase our gratitude level and to grow in expressing our gratitude through a variety of suggested practices. We’ve been reminded that we have many reasons to give God

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