Sermons on Luke

Sermon 7/24/16

Luke 11:1-13 There’s been so much going on in the world lately that I wonder if that makes it easier or harder to pray? Some people, when things seem overwhelming, find themselves turning to prayer almost automatically. Some people, when things are horrible, find themselves thinking, “why bother? God doesn’t hear my prayers anyway.” The…

Sermon 6/26/16

Luke 9:51-62; Galatians 5:1, 13-25 There’s a lot in this gospel story today. This is the point where things shift in Luke’s gospel from Jesus the wandering healer and preacher to his intentional journey toward the cross. When he sets his face to Jerusalem, everything changes. It’s not as though everything before hasn’t mattered, but…

Sermon 7/17/16

C Pentecost 9 proper 11 Martha & Mary are sisters. Do you wonder if there has been sibling rivalry all their lives? Today’s story must just be one snapshot of their lives together. I took E and C home last night after watching them for two nights because Mom & Dad were at a road…