"culture" Tagged Sermons

This is the Law! (The Rest is Culture.)

This is the Law! (The Rest is Culture.) – 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 and Matthew 5:21-37 Judaism, Christianity and Islam believe in the same God. – In the God of Abraham, hence Judaism, Christianity and Islam are called the Abrahamic faiths. Judaism is not only a religion, but the Jews are also a people. Christianity is closely related to the religious traditions of Judaism, but obviously, Christians are not a people. On the contrary, Christianity speaks to all ethnicities and, at…

Balance – Luke 6:17-26

Balance – Luke 6:17-26 Human life is like an ecosystem. When one part is out of balance it has severe consequences for the whole. Imbalance leads to suffering, oppression and war. Jesus preaching on the plain sets a counterpoint to this imbalance. He calls us to repentance and to change our hearts. He asks us to have compassion with those who suffer and to feel their pain as our own. And when we open our hearts like that, we need…

Nobody is Perfect!

Nobody is Perfect! Sermon series on the Letter of James; 1 of 4 Life is not perfect; we are not perfect; perfection is not what Christian living is about. Faith is a journey, and the foundation of Christian discipleship is faith in God. The wisdom we need to embark on this journey comes from God. It’s God’s wisdom, not ours. Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights (James…