Sermons tagged with ‘Jeremiah’

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An Easter Covenant

It is Easter in Exile, and God has a promise, that in Christ, in the resurrection, a new covenant is born. May this season of exile in our lives lead us to claim God’s promise not just for ourselves, but for everyone born, that everyone may know God’s almighty love.

Easter in Exile

Build your homes. Live in them. Plant gardens. Go for an isolated walk. Enjoy the sunshine. Seek the well-being of the community in which you live. Learn to live as Easter people in a time of exile.

Shalom • Peace

The Biblical text never promises wealth and prosperity to the faithful. What it does promise, is peace, well-being, and unity among the gathered faithful. The English translation fails us when it replaces God’s vision of shalom, with our worldly visions of extravagant wealth.

REPLICATED GRACE: The Challenge and Possibility of Prophetic Witness

People of faith would do well to identify with either Jeremiah or Ebedmelech or both… because both are Strong in faith, Discerning in proclamation, Courageous in witness, and Persistent in good deeds.