The dreams we have for ourselves are never big enough. God’s dreams for us are always bigger than we can imagine. We saw this about a month ago when we were studying Joseph. Do you remember? Joseph’s dream for himself was a dream of superiority. He dreamed that his whole family would bow down to him as if he were a king. But God’s dream for Joseph was one of servanthood.
The same is true of Hannah. Her dream was to have son who would remove the grief and shame she felt from being barren. But she also realized that God had a bigger dream. Continue reading Hannah’s Story: A Sermon on I Samuel 1:1-20
The good news, is that even if we screw up royally God is not going to give up on us. He’s not going to throw out his promises. He’s not going to start from scratch. He is going to take us with our failures and redeem us in Jesus. Nothing will be able to separate us from the love God, even our own sins. Continue reading The Golden Calf: A Sermon on Exodus 32:1-14
This morning we are beginning long series of sermons entitled, “Promises, Promises.” For the next 8 months we will follow … Continue reading A Promising Beginning: A Sermon on Genesis 2 and 3
Preached at United Reformed Church of Clifton on Sunday, September 20, 2020 To hear this sermon preached follow this link. … Continue reading Count the Stars: A Sermon on Genesis 15: 1-11 and 17-18