1/26/14 – Jonathan Chute – “Called Away”
Sermon – Called Away
Matthew 4: 12-23. After the arrest of John the Baptist Jesus leaves his home in Nazareth and begins his ministry. As he travels along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he meets two sets of brothers whom he invites to join him. With nothing to go on besides Jesus’ brief invitation, they leave their nets and follow.
Scripture – Matthew 4: 12-23
1/19/14 – Jonathan Chute – “Public Relations”
Sermon – Public Relations
John 1: 29-42. This week’s gospel tells how some of Jesus’ first disciples came to follow him. Some of them were already disciples of John the Baptist. But when John points Jesus out and calls him the Lamb of God, they go to see Jesus. The small circle is beginning to widen.
Scripture – John 1: 29-42
1/12/14 – Jonathan Chute – “Who Knows?”
Sermon – Who Knows?
Matthew 3: 13-17. It is the Sunday of the Baptism of Jesus. Matthew lets us in on a conversation which takes place between the two before the actual event. John wants to know why Jesus has come to him in the first place. Shouldn’t it be the other way around? Jesus assures John that this is the right thing at the right time.
Scripture – Matthew 3: 13-17
Twelfth Day of Christmas
1/5/14 – John Kwan – “Sometimes the Coffee Stirs You”
Sermon – Sometimes the Coffee Stirs You
Revelation 21: 1-6a. Revelation is a letter, like Galatians and Philippians, written to the churches of the first century. In it, the writer shares what has been revealed to him in a vision of the risen Lord – that pain and suffering, even death, is not the last word and will ultimately come to an end.
Scripture – Revelation 21: 1-6a