If It Bears Fruit

If It Bears Fruit

This sermon was originally preached on March 24, 2019 at Kenai United Methodist Church and North Star United Methodist Church. Luke 13:1-9 (NRSV) At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. He asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered [...]

Preparing

Preparing

This sermon was preached at Kenai United Methodist Church and North Star United Methodist Church on March 17, 2019. Luke 13:31-35 At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I [...]

Tempted

Tempted

This sermon was originally preached on March 10, 2019 at North Star United Methodist Church and Kenai United Methodist Church. Luke 4:1-13 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at [...]

Up for Debate

Up for Debate

This sermon was originally preached at North Star United Methodist Church and Kenai United Methodist Church on February 24, 2019. Luke 6:27-38 “But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. If anyone strikes you on the [...]

Blessed Are You

Blessed Are You

This sermon was originally preached on February 17, 2019 at North Star United Methodist Church and Kenai United Methodist Church. Luke 6:17-23 He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre [...]