An important part of our worship each week is the sermon. An important goal of the sermon is to encourage members of the congregation to think about how the Holy Scriptures – written thousands of years ago – apply to our lives today. Click on the name of the sermon to hear it.
When Jesus called his first disciples, they left all that they had immediately and followed him. Most of us, though, hear the quiet voice of God calling us. It can be hard for us to recognize this quiet voice as coming from God. So – we need to listen carefully.
Compassion is at the foundation of all religions, and Jesus uses the presence of compassion to distinguish between those living the type of life that God hopes for us and those not living this sort of life.
2000 years ago, Jesus knew that people had obligations to the State and to God. Today, we have those same obligations. However, our principal obligation is to God – our principal allegiance is with God.