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Sermon – Matthew 16:21-28

I am sure many of you have played that popular children’s game, Follow the Leader.  It is a game that can provide so much fun and laughter.  However, the “game” gets quite complicated if the leader goes where followers don’t want to go.  For example, if the leader begins crossing a narrow beam over a…

Sermon: Matthew 16: 13-20

I suspect some of you have experienced “come to Jesus moments” in your life.  Such moments are epiphanies in which one realizes the truth of a matter.  A come to Jesus moment can be described as a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something.  Maybe your come to…

Sermon – Matthew 15:10-28

Perhaps some of you, at some point in time, have heard the 11th Commandment.  It goes something like this, “Thou shalt not make any changes in the way we do things around here.”  Or, similar words like, “But, we have always done it this way before!”  Quite honestly, when this 11th Commandment is observed, when…

Sermon – Matthew 14: 22-23

Fear!  Fear is a vital response to physical and emotional danger.   And, if we didn’t feel it, we couldn’t protect ourselves from legitimate threats. But often we fear situations that are far from life-or-death, and thus hang back for no good reason.  Sometimes, fear can actually be paralyzing and it can keep us from living…

Sermon – Matthew 14:13-21

Jesus and his disciples have just received news of the brutal murder of John the Baptist.  And, they have just experienced a long day with large and desperate crowds of people.   They are grief stricken, exhausted, and seek to simply get away.  Mourning John’s death, physically and emotionally exhausted, Jesus tries to slip away in…