Sermons 2017-03-20T04:06:36+00:00

June 4, 2017 Sermon

Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21; John 20:19-23 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. "Breath of God" In the words of Henri Nouwen, When we speak about the Holy Spirit, we speak about the breath of God, breathing in us. The Greek word for "spirit" is pneuma, which means "breath." We are seldom aware of our breathing. It is so essential for life that we only think about it

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Our Moral Compass

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-9a; Matthew 5:13-20 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. February 5, 2017 For centuries, we have guided our way by a compass. But the compass does not guarantee that you will always find your way. I can tell you this from personal experience. During my winter survival school in the Air Force, in the hills between Washington state and Idaho, I

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Happiness Is An Action Word

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Micah 6:1-8; Matthew 5:1-12 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. January 29, 2017 The theme of our message this morning is “Happiness” as an Action Word. Specifically, we are challenged by Jesus in the Beatitudes to take responsibility for our happiness. “Blessed” really means “happy,” as in the Common English Bible, so the passage describes a happy person. This admonition of Jesus

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