Sermons on Jeremiah

Sermons on Jeremiah

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A New Covenant

A New Covenant—–5th Sunday in Lent Jeremiah 31: 31-34—–March 21, 2021—–John 12: 20-33 Being a PARENT is full of surprises!  I always imagined myself teaching my kids—passing on wisdom and understanding and humor and insight.  But, you know what?!  My kids (and other people’s kids) have taught me!  Today I want focus on one of the things that parenting has taught me about God.  Here it is in a nutshell: God is our loving Father; in love, God carefully lays…

Molding our World

Molding Our World               13th Pentecost Jeremiah 18:1-11   Philemon 1-21 I can still remember an art class when I was in elementary school. I was given a lump of clay, and told to make something out of it. I really didn’t have any idea what to do with it, so I just pinched it into a little container shape, and scratched my name on the bottom. The next week, it had been fired, and I was told to paint it with some…

Tearing Down, Building UP

Tearing Down, Building Up       11th Pentecost Jeremiah 1:4-10    Psalm 71:1-6    Luke 13:10-17 I once read a story about a father who had given his little daughter a necklace full of fake pearls—just play jewelry. She LOVED that necklace, and wore it very frequently. When she got just a little older, he bought a REAL pearl necklace for her—but he didn’t give it to her right away. He wanted to try something unusual. When he was tucking her into bed, he asked her if…