Originally preached at Alger First UMC on 7/16/2017 So now there isn’t any condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death. God has done what was impossible for the Law, since it was weak because of […]Read more "Spirit-Life: An Invitation"
Originally preached at Alger First UMC on 7/9/2017 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the regions of Phrygia and Galatia because the Holy Spirit kept them from speaking the word in the province of Asia. When they approached the province of Mysia, they tried to enter the province of Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus wouldn’t […]Read more "Missional Placement"
Preached at Alger First UMC on 7/2/2017 After these events, God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” Abraham answered, “I’m here.” God said, “Take your son, your only son whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him up as an entirely burned offering there on one of the mountains […]Read more "Deep Examination"
Originally preached at Alger First UMC on 6/25/2017 The Lord was attentive to Sarah just as he had said, and the Lord carried out just what he had promised her. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son for Abraham when he was old, at the very time God had told him. Abraham named […]Read more "Not Left Behind"
Originally preached at Alger First UMC on 6/18/2017 The Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he sat at the entrance of his tent in the day’s heat. He looked up and suddenly saw three men standing near him. As soon as he saw them, he ran from his tent entrance to […]Read more "Lavish Welcome"
Originally preached at Alger First UMC on 6/11/2017 When God began to create the heavens and the earth—the earth was without shape or form, it was dark over the deep sea, and God’s wind swept over the waters—God said, “Let there be light.” And so light appeared. God saw how good the light was. God separated the […]Read more "The Story of Good-ness"
Preached at Alger First UMC on 5/21/2017 Paul stood up in the middle of the council on Mars Hill and said, “People of Athens, I see that you are very religious in every way. As I was walking through town and carefully observing your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: ‘To […]Read more "The Unknown God"