"Holy Trinity" Tagged Sermons

Sin of Ignorance vs. Wisdom

Ignorance vs. Wisdom Ignorance is the active process of avoiding wisdom. Ignorance is not the absence of knowledge. There are always things one doesn’t know, and given time and context one can’t know.  There can be many reasons to avoid and even fight wisdom. One is that we are comfortable with bow we see the world and we don’t like the changes that we assume will be the result of acquiring more wisdom. Another is that the fear that we…

Sin of Greed vs. Generosity

Greed and Generosity There seems to be no limit to what humans are willing to do to other humans for money. Mammon is the prime idol that led the faithful astray over the centuries. In contrast God is generous. God’s grace is abundant. Because we were created in the image of God we can only be truly human when we’re generous and not greedy. Rev. Olaf Baumann, sermon, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Angeles WA, 3-12-2017. www.go2trinity.org Subscribe to our…

Sin of Pride vs. Humility

Pride and Humility Pride is only a sin when it gets out of balance. You are proud of an accomplishment at work, great! It will inspire you to continue to strive for success. But, you think you are the only one who can save your family, your company or the world, calm down, and show some humility! A healthy dose of humility will make you understand that you are not the center of the world, nor the center of your…