The spiritual discipline of “waiting upon the Lord”

Sermon preached for lectionary, 2013 September 1. Texts: Genesis 15:1-6, Luke 12:32-40. I. I had a preaching professor who once told us to rarely, if ever, use our family for sermon illustrations…But, I must tell you about my son’s first day of school this past month! You know what its like on the first dayContinue reading “The spiritual discipline of “waiting upon the Lord””

“Christmas Victory”: A Christmas Sermon

“Thus says the Lord of Hosts: I will save my people from the east country and from the west country; and I will bring them to live in Jerusalem.  They shall be my people and I will be their God, in faithfulness and righteousness.” (Zech. 8:7-8) “When Herod saw that he had been tricked…he killedContinue reading ““Christmas Victory”: A Christmas Sermon”