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The Embodiment of Truth

Day of Pentecost

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.” (John 16:13)

 What is truth?

In today’s world of ever-expanding technology and information, it is difficult to know what is true these days.  One of the places where people seem to find a lot of truth is in Wikipedia.  Whenever you do any kind of search on the internet, Wikipedia is right at the top, providing information on that topic for you.  But what is Wikipedia and what are its truths?

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Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Sermons

 

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Anna Speaks Out

Anna and Simeon in the Temple

The story of Anna as found in Luke 2:22-40 has intrigued me for some years now.  Her story resonates with me in marvelous ways.  Her devotion and ability to maintain a sense of hope through difficult times is a great reminder of us that if we stay in a close relationship with our Lord and Savior, we too can overcome whatever trials come our way.  Below is a monologue I have written based on Scripture and various commentaries.  May God bless you in the reading and telling of Anna’s story.

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Anna Speaks Out

Good morning!  I am so glad that you are here this morning because I have a wonderful story of God’s love to share with you.

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Posted by on January 2, 2012 in Sermons

 

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The Greatest Gift

In the song “A Strange Way to Save the World”, it notes that Joseph and May was just ordinary people and that the birth took place in an ordinary place.  Mary was an innocent girl of sixteen.  Joseph, even though he was a descendant of King David, was a carpenter by trade.  The manger was a place where animals lived.  Yet a miracle happened!  To this young couple a child was born who would save the world.

If God could do such an extra-ordinary thing through the ordinariness of everyday life and the least expected people, imagine what God can do through us.  We are ordinary people, with all kinds of warts and foibles, yet God has the capacity to do extra-ordinary things through us, as well.

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Posted by on December 23, 2011 in Sermons

 

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