Cross and Flame - Christ (cross) and the Holy Spirit (flame).

Sermons from July 2016

Broke but not Empty

Broke But Not Empty

Introduction We find ourselves at the Beautiful Gate of the Temple.  It is 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon and Jewish community is gathering for prayer service.  As is his custom, a lame man lies at the gate begging for money. This day his life will change because of two men of God with no money…

Rise up and stand firm

Rise up and Stand firm

Introduction We assume Paul wrote this letter to the church at Ephesus but there is scholarship that has sought to prove otherwise.  It is not a letter written to correct some wrong that was done or to defend himself or his teaching.  It is a letter of encouragement on how to live in an alien…