Sermons from September 2016

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Molded to God’s purpose


Anthony S. Kill September 18, 2016 16th Sunday after Pentecost Texts: Jeremiah 18:1-6; Luke 14:25-33 Today’s gospel passage starts right out with one of those ‘hard sayings’ of Jesus. ‘You can’t be my disciple unless you hate your family, hate your life, take up your cross, and give it all up.’ By now I’m sure […]

A Compassionate Homeland


September 11, 2016  Texts: Luke 15:1-32 As some of you may know, the Revised Common Lectionary is a listing of suggested Scripture readings for Sunday worship in a three-year cycle. I usually follow the lectionary in my preaching and worship planning, so every week, I look these selections over, and decide which two I’d like to include in the […]

You will be Blessed; they cannot repay you


Texts: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14: 1, 7-14 This is Labor Day weekend, the last weekend of summer vacation,  a holiday established to honor workers,  and all the hard work that people do for the good of all of us. But it’s also a good day to remember  that all of our work is to be for […]