Sermons on Love

Bear One Another’s Burdens

Christians are called to help shoulder the burdens of others. And old cliché says, “Many hands make light work.” When the work is resisting sin and walking in the light, the cliché proves true. We all need help. And God has made clear we should expect the church to help carry the burdens of life.

I Have Loved You

Text: Malachi 1:1-5 God’s people are under Persian rule.  They had refused to repent and God judged them.  But He remained faithful to them while they remained unfaithful to Him.  During this time the Jews questioned God’s love for them.  God’s people have always questioned that.  God answered the Jews by speaking through Malachi.  He answers…

The Relentless Love of Christ

Romans 8 concludes with a celebration of triumph for the enduring love of God for His people. The amazing promise of 8:28 is followed by rich evidences of God’s love. We discover that He loved you from eternity past (8:29-30). He loves you in the present moment, especially when the voices of condemnation and unworthiness…


Scripture: Matthew 9:9-13

In our “Journey of Jesus”, we are exploring specific texts that help us define how Jesus lived, what he valued and how he acted and reacted to both people and problems. As the apostle John said in 1 John 2:6, “anyone who says he abides in him ought to walk the same way that he walked”. This Sunday we explore how Jesus related to the “tax collectors and sinners” he encountered in everyday life. Jesus was unthreatened by people who were different. He saw beyond the surface problem to the real problem of spiritual alienation. He was able to see what people would become when transformed by grace. Jesus’ response to “unclean” people is a huge challenge to each of us today!

So You Claim to Know Him

Jesus’ emotional life has been a subject of deep speculation over the centuries. For example, did Jesus ever laugh? We believe Jesus was the most emotionally healthy person who ever existed. The scripture gives us numerous examples of his emotional responses. Today we examine some of those such as compassion, grief, anger and deep sorrow.…