Sermons from March 2017

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March 26 – Suffering


Most of us can do without suffering. It kind of goes with living. It is not just humans who suffer; so it is not merely the human condition, the cost of being human. It is the cost of being alive. Many of us would love it if, by following Jesus, all our suffering would magically […]

March 12, 2017 – Self Denial


Self denial is a spiritual discipline. Self denial allows us to put our ego in check and push back against a world of self importance and a sense of entitlement. When we are able to practice self denial we are¬†intentionally¬†working to put ourselves in right relationship with God and with others. We are not the […]

March 5, 2017 – Prayerful Reflection


First Sunday in Lent One of the key spiritual disciplines is prayer. Prayer comes in many forms; but central to its purpose is moving us closer to God. Prayer is not saying the perfect formula (even if Jesus did give us a framework to use in the “Lord’s Prayer”). At its worst, prayer is our […]