Sermons on Repentance

Sermons on Repentance

Letting Go of Reluctance

Lectionary: Isaiah 43:16-21, Psalm 126, Philippians 3:4b-14, John 12:1-8 Let us pray: Lord God Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, we look to you. Be with us this morning; guide us and speak to us. Show us your way and give us strength to follow you. In your name we pray, Amen. Letting Go of Reluctance Saul had it all, you know? His family observed the law faithfully,…

Letting Go of How-it-was

Lectionary: Joshua 5:9-12, Psalm 32, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Let us pray: Lord God, holy and true, we ask for your presence here. Come among us and speak to us. Show us your will and your way. And may the words of my mouth and the meditations on all our hearts be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer. In your holy name we pray, Amen.…

Ashes and Repentance

Lectionary Readings: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Let us pray: Lord God, as we come together this night, speak to us. Remind us of your truths. Give us faith and courage to go out again in your name. Amen. Ashes and Repentance Ash Wednesday is, to say the least, not the happiest celebration on the church calendar.…

Father God

Scripture: Malachi 1:1-10, Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15, Luke 15:11-24, Galatians 4:1-7 Let us pray: Lord God, we come before you this morning looking for your Word and looking for your presence. Come to us this morning. Give us understanding; show us your way. Be with us and give us love to share as we leave this place today. In your Son’s name we pray, Amen.   Father…

Ashes (Ash Wednesday)

Let us pray: Lord of life, pour out your Holy Spirit upon us, that as we hear these words they may become the Living Word for us, to the glory of our living Lord Jesus Christ. And may the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen. So, I was watching television a few weeks ago when I saw this…