Sermons on Blessing
Mark 1:14-17; Luke 15:1-7 — God rejoices over welcoming humanity back into right relationship through Christ.
Exodus 20; Luke 14 — The Sabbath is God’s gift to us for spiritual nourishment and rest.
Shalom is a rich biblical term variously translated as peace or wholeness.
Galatians 3:15-4:7 — Paul names three good uses for God’s Law (just not salvation).
Jeremiah 29:10-11 — God’s plan and purpose for His people is to be a blessing people regardless of context or situation.
Jeremiah 29:7 — Seek and pray for God’s shalom (well-being, peace) for others and you will find it for yourself.
Jeremiah 29:5-6 — Even in great loss and upheaval God has not turned away, but still calls and purposes humanity for worship and service.
Jeremiah 29:1-4 — Though we may have experienced loss, God has not turned away from us, but comes to us with purpose.
Matthew 5:13-16 — Jesus provides three metaphors/images for understanding “blessed to be a blessing.”
Matthew 5.10-12 – How are those who are persecuted for doing what God says is right to be blessed?