Sermons on Kingdom

Begin Again in Me

Text:  Hebrews 1:1-3a, 5-6 Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophet, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the world.  He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being… Our text this morning is the first three verses of the letter to the Hebrews.  Unlike numerous books of…

Backyard Religion

Text:  Judges 17:1-6              Ephesians 4:11-13 Living in New York for so many years, I had many non-practicing Jewish friends.  What’s a non-practicing Jew?  Well, they were immersed in that unique culture with its food, dances, customs, holidays and Yiddish expressions, but they never prayed and never attended Synagogue.  In the last 20 years, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of “non-practicing Christians,” those folks with childhood memories of Christian holidays, and a vague emotional attachment…

What The Heck is Dominion? Part 2

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,…