"kingdom" Tagged Sermons

Heaven and Stuff – John 18:33-37

Heaven and Stuff – John 18:33-37 The church year ends and Jesus’ kingdom is not from this world. It’s all about heaven and stuff that has absolutely nothing to do with the here and now. So I will fill my sermon with enjoyable Jesus Bla Bla that will be entirely inoffensive, easy to hear, uplifting, unpolitical, and entertaining. In short, wellness for the soul. And then we’ll play our fabulous pipe organ, – followed by prayers, communion and coffee. Or…

What Does it Mean to be Great in Jesus Eyes?

What Does it Mean to be Great in Jesus Eyes? Sermon series on the Letter of James. 2 of 4 When God came down to earth in form of the simple carpenter’s son with the name Jesus, God chose to live a humble life. God chose to experience human life from the downside, not the upside. After all, God could also have chosen to come to earth in form of a great king or military hero, but God didn’t. And…

Mustard is an invasive shrub that cannot be contained.

Mustard is an invasive shrub that cannot be contained. The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. That is not just something that is very small and grows to something very big; but mustard is an invasive shrub that you cannot get rid of once it is sown. Even in us works the pull of the kingdom. It calls and helps us overcome our recent imperial and colonial past and build a church that is really inclusive and based…