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Entries from February 2011

Grace & wealth

February 28th, 2011 by isaac · 1 Comment

A sermon from Sunday on Jesus’ teaching about money in Matthew 6. Excerpt: In our passage from Matthew, Jesus singles out a force in this world that threatens to snatch us from being children of grace. “No one can serve two masters,” Jesus says, “You cannot serve God and wealth” (Matt 6:24). What is it [...]

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Choose life

February 15th, 2011 by isaac · No Comments

A sermon from this past Sunday. Here’s an excerpt: “Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord.” I know I said earlier that a blameless life sounds like a boring life. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Truth can be a force of life-giving power. What [...]

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A reliable presence: on Reynolds Price and Jesus’ beatitude

February 1st, 2011 by isaac · 2 Comments

Yesterday I preached about the beatitude of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel. It also turned out to be a sermon about Reynolds Price. Here are a couple paragraphs: So, this passage from Matthew, the beatitudes, can’t be another list of what we can do in order to get God’s blessing. Instead, Jesus is telling us about [...]

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