Sermons from December 2019

Power And Peace In Conflict (John 18:1-14)

John 18:1-14 English Standard Version (ESV) Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 18 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered.2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples. 3 So Judas, having procured a band of…

The Power Of “Though” (Habakkuk 3:17-19)

Habakkuk 3:17-19 English Standard Version (ESV) Habakkuk Rejoices in the Lord 17 Though the fig tree should not blossom,    nor fruit be on the vines,the produce of the olive fail    and the fields yield no food,the flock be cut off from the fold    and there be no herd in the stalls,18 yet I will rejoice in the Lord;    I will take…

To Reclaim The Awe (Habakkuk 3:1-16)

Habakkuk 3:1-16 English Standard Version (ESV) Habakkuk’s Prayer 3 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet, according to Shigionoth. 2 O Lord, I have heard the report of you,    and your work, O Lord, do I fear.In the midst of the years revive it;    in the midst of the years make it known;    in wrath remember mercy.3 God came from Teman,    and the Holy One from Mount Paran. His splendor…

Getting to the COre (habakkuk 2:15-20)

Habakkuk 2:15-20 English Standard Version (ESV) 15 “Woe to him who makes his neighbors drink—    you pour out your wrath and make them drunk,    in order to gaze at their nakedness!16 You will have your fill of shame instead of glory.    Drink, yourself, and show your uncircumcision!The cup in the Lord’s right hand    will come around to you,    and utter shame will come upon your glory!17 The violence done to…