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.
Ever notice that pride is always sin in the Bible? And the biggest one at that? There’s no exceptions. Pride is self-centered aggrandisement, the opposite of shame, and just as harmful, because it determines a person’s value based on their … Continue reading →
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.)