Inspired by a sermon I recently heard, here’s a simple illustration depicting God’s name placed on our hearts through Holy Baptism, that He claims us as His own like Andy claimed his toys in Toy Story by writing his name on their feet.
Title art for sermon for 5/29/16
Text: 1 Kings 8:22-24,27-29,41-43
Description: “Bringing the World to the House of God” Where is the house of God, and how can we bring people to it?
The idea is that the house of God is now the human heart through Holy Baptism, and we bring others into God’s house by bringing them into our hearts and showing them the love of Christ, letting our light so shine before men….
(And of course, because the Word of God is in our hearts, when they’re in, they’ll hear it, because it’s everywhere in there.)
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This Easter, I’m wrapping up our “I AM” series with John 11:25-26: “I Am the Resurrection and the Life”
None of Jesus’s statements about His identity would’ve meant anything if He were dead in a tomb today. Yet not only did He raise many others from death, He raised Himself, and because He lives, we will live with Him. But how does that change today?
“Whom do you seek?” Sometimes when we look for God, we find the unexpected. Should that bother us?
From a Lenten service based on John 18:5-6 from an “I Am” series. Uses the image from the Shroud of Turin.
For sermon based on Romans 10:8-13 that happens to fall on Valentines Day
Description: “How can I be sure of love?” In our world, love and broken promises seem to go together. But when want to be sure about love, how can we know?
(Psalms 119:11) I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.