Sermon Archive

The LORD’s Great Supper

Luke 14:15-24 — “A certain man made a great supper, and bade many…” The Parable of the Great Banquet is one the most well-known in the New Testament, but have you ever thought about what prompted Jesus to give it? Have you ever thought about the message Jesus was intending to communicate to His original…

Authentic Hospitality

Luke 14:12-14 — “When thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind…” Jesus was invited into the home of a leading Pharisee for a meal on the Sabbath day. When Jesus saw who had been invited to this meal, He was prompted to say some words to the host. It’s…

Choose To Be Humble

Luke 14:7-11 — “When thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room…” When Jesus was invited to lunch in a Pharisee’s home, He noticed how the other guests were behaving and that prompted Him to give us some very wise counsel. Jesus illustrated what happens when we are proud, and He reminded…

Uncomfortable Love

Luke 14:1-6 — “And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day…” In this message we think about Jesus’ attendance at a meal in the home of a Pharisee. During this meal He performed a miracle and gave one of His…

Floods & Wars

Amos 3:9-11 — “An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled.” This message comes in the aftermath of the devastating flood that hit our town. In this somewhat obscure text from the Book of Amos, we find some…