Michael’s Sermons

 

Psalms — A Prayer Book for the Exiles

Psalms — A Prayer Book for the Exiles

Psalms – A Prayer Book for the Exiles A lot of people had a virtual Thanksgiving this year.  Thankfully, technology allows us to connect even when we are separated from each other.  We can use Zoom, Skype, Duo, FaceTime, Marco Polo, and other platforms to connect....

Get the Seed Out of the Barn

Get the Seed Out of the Barn

November 22, 2020 Get the Seed Out of the Barn - Haggai In our journey through the Bible, we have come to the very short book of Haggai. It’s only two chapters. Haggai is a prophet that lived in Jerusalem at the same time as the prophet Zechariah and he worked toward...

The God of a Second Chance

The God of a Second Chance

Zechariah – The God of a Second Chance November 15, 2020 Marilyn Manning was attending a communications course when the instructor asked the group to list anything in their past that they felt ashamed of, guilty about, or regretted. The next week the instructor...

On That Day – Judgment and Grace

On That Day – Judgment and Grace

November 8, 2020 On That Day - Judgment and Grace My wife recently ordered one of those kits that traces your family’s genealogy back to your people across the big pond.  She wants to know more about her roots. You never know who is going to turn up in your family...

Living By Faith – All Saints Sunday

Living By Faith – All Saints Sunday

Living By Faith November 1, 2020 Habakkuk I once met a Jewish man whose grandparents were victims of Hitler’s invasion of Poland. The Germans killed most of his family. This man had spent much of his life questioning God and God’s justice in this world. While he...

Look Up and Realize Where You Are

Look Up and Realize Where You Are

Jonah - Look Up and Realize Where You Are 09-27-2020 I have never owned sheep. I have been around cows a lot, and I am told they are a lot smarter than sheep. Sheep are quite dumb, and they are prone to get separated from the herd and getting lost. A sheep will keep...

When Your Heart is Separated From God

When Your Heart is Separated from God Obadiah – A Prophet to the Edomites September 20, 2020 Genesis 27 tells the story of Jacob stealing his twin brother Esau's blessing from their father, Isaac. He'd already tricked him out of his birthright. Jacob had to leave home...