Sermons tagged with ‘Freedom’

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Epiphany 4, Series B, 2021 1 Corinthians 8.1-13


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ We’ve been given a higher purpose than getting what we want and having things our own way. We often think that there’s no higher purpose in life than to be free—than to live the life that you choose without anyone else telling you what you can or can’t do. It’s […]

Reformation Day (Observed), 2020 John 8.31-36


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ I have to admit that I’m always a little uneasy about celebrating Reformation Day. It could give the impression that we’re celebrating Martin Luther, or an event that happened in 1517, or even the Lutheran Church. I mean, think about it. The church calendar follows the life of Jesus. At Christmas […]

Pentecost 6, Series A, 2020 Romans 8.12-17


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ We Christians have a freedom that no government could ever grant us. We who belong to Christ have a freedom far deeper than the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights could ever give us.   If anything has become clear lately, it’s that American freedom can only […]

Pentecost 4, Series A, 2020 Romans 7:1-13


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ “We are free from the law.”  The apostle Paul says, “…you have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead.” Again Paul says, “But now you are released from the law…”  We’ve died […]