Sermons on Despair

Sermons on Despair

Look at that Mountain

Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4, Psalm 37:1-9, 2 Timothy 1:1-14, Luke 17:5-10 I’d like to begin this morning by telling a story. It’s one that I pulled out a few weeks ago for a sermon, and it has been both stuck in my head and giving me hope ever since. This story is from Sarah Bessey, an author, who has done some ministry in Haiti. Pastor Gaetan and his…

God Minds

Readings: Amos 2:4-8, Psalm 1, James 5:1-6, Matthew 25:31-46 Let us pray: God Almighty, we pray to you this morning. We pray for this church and the people gathered here, that you would come among us and speak to us, through your Word and through this sermon. May the words of my mouth and the meditations on all our hearts be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our rock and…

One Broom Tree

Lectionary Readings: 1 Kings 19:4-8, Psalm 34:1-8, Ephesians 4:25-5:2, John 6:35, 41-51 Let us pray: We pray for your provision, O God, for the food and company you send us for both our bodies and our souls. Feed us this morning, we pray. Speak to us and bring us to life again, in your Son’s name. Amen. One Broom Tree Elijah was really, really tired. He had just…