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Sermons on Matthew

Salt & Light

As we continue in our teaching series “Spoke in the Wheel: Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Kingdom Allegiance,” Pastor T. C. teaches on Matthew 5.13-16. Another way Bonhoeffer’s time in Harlem transformed him was in his understanding of discipleship. No longer did he view the Sermon on the Mount as an impossibly high standard we can never…

When God Seems Too Good

In this sermon, Emily Morrison reflects on two passages from this week’s lectionary readings: Matthew 20 (the parable of the vineyard workers) and John 4. In both, we see how the lavish Loyal-love and graciousness of God can seem a little too good at times. How do we respond when we feel this way? Emily…

The God Who Takes Sides

As we continue in our series, Loyal-love: Exploring God’s Character and Mighty Deeds, we reach the Passover narrative. While we rightfully celebrate the liberation of the Israelites in the this story, we are less prone to celebrate God’s judgment upon the unjust Egyptian policy of slavery and Pharaoh himself. Why is that? God’s Loyal-love compels…