Sermons from May 2016

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Pentecost: Precepts Plus Power


Acts 2:1-4. Religion is bad news.  With religion you get instructions but you don’t get power.  Have you ever tried to do what Jesus says we’re supposed to do in the Sermon on the Mount? It’s precepts are beautiful. It’s ideals are noble. But who in this world can live by it?  Jesus knew that […]

Can Jesus Trust You?


Matthew 25:19ff, John 19:26. On the cross Jesus asked John to do something He (Jesus) could not do for Himself… take care of His mother.  Jesus needed someone He could trust. In the years subsequent to Jesus’ death all the other disciples left Jerusalem, everyone except John. John stayed in Jerusalem until Mary died.  We […]