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'New Life' Tagged Sermons

April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Sermon: New Life Amidst COVID-19

It’s not easy to grasp, but what we do right now FCCGJ, the work of spreading the news of what God is up to amidst COVID-19, it WILL shape the future for this nation and the world.  OUR decision to share or not share what God is up to will determine for generations to come whether this continent on which we live, maybe even the whole of the world, becomes the Kingdom of God or something else.  The present task is THAT big. Which gives us great responsibility – you might even say an Easter-sized responsibility.

Born of the Spirit (Combined with Celebration and Commissioning of Leaders)

But on this day, as I think back to a few moments ago and looking out on all the people who have served God as leaders in this congregation in the past year and who are committed now to serving God as leaders of this congregation in the coming year, I am reminded and inspired that God is very much alive and active, that God’s Spirit STILL calls and offers me new life in Christ, still offers me the chance to be born of the Spirit in the week to come and forever.

Full of Grace and Power

Y’all, the risen Christ stands before you this Easter season offering grace and power, wonders and signs. These things may come with a cost because what it takes to achieve them is NOT what those who live in the kingdom of this world want, but the risen Christ stands before you, offering them. It’s up to YOU, it’s up to US, whether we’ll take what Christ offers or what someone else offers.

Rewritten

April 16, 2017 Sermon “Rewritten” Reading – Luke 24:1-12 24 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in, they did not find the body.[a] […]