Sermon: Daily Bread

I invite you, this morning, to open your bibles to Matthew Chapter 6. Matthew is in the New Testament, the first book. Matthew 6. Last week we began a series on the Lord’s Prayer. Pastor Stephen led us through the first three petitions of the prayer: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your…

First Glance: Matthew 6:11

Give us this day our daily bread. (Matthew 6:11) Whenever I hear these words of the Lord’s Prayer I cannot help but be brought back to the wilderness in Israel and the 23rd psalm. In June of 2014, Stephen and I had the privilege of going to Israel on a walking tour. We learned so…

First Glance: Matthew 6:9-10

“Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven” (Matthew 6:9a) For many Christians, the Lord’s Prayer is the first prayer we learned by heart. We may pray it every week in worship or every day at meals. This prayer has worn deep paths in our souls. However, our familiarity with the prayer Jesus taught…

Sermon: Boasting in the Cross

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to Galatians, chapter 6. Galatians 6, beginning in verse 11. Galatians is in the New Testament – Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians. Galatians 6:11-18. This morning we are ending our study of the book of Galatians. We have been taken on an expansive and thrilling journey to…