Sermons from May 2021

BLESS – Serve

BLESS Begin with Prayer, Listen, Eat, Serve Serve Paradigm Shift. A paradigm shift is a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. “It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. The evening meal was in progress, and the devil had already prompted Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot,…

BLESS – Eat

A lot of Jesus’ ministry was centered around meals: He performed his first miracle at a wedding feast. He fed 5000 people on a hill in the countryside. The night before his crucifixion, he ate a meal with his closest friends. After his resurrection he shared breakfast on the beach with his disciples. “As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. ‘Follow me,’ He told him, and Matthew got up…

MOTHER’S DAY – God Provides

1 Corinthians 13:4-7Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. I always look forward to this Sunday, because I always look forward to the opportunity of saying “Thank You” to…

Listen

How To Bless Your Neighbor Listen PROBLEM Something was lost when we learned to record sound; relationship to isolation.  Conversation has been replaced by personal broadcasting (texts, emails and social media).  we require shock and awe to get our attention.  It is harder to pay attention to the subtle because we are used to the loud. it’s more fun to talk than to listen. milkshake- squats/ corporate report – cinnamon bun. GOD James 1:19-21 My dear brothers and sisters, take…