Hurt In Marriage
Luke 6:32-36, a passage about loving your enemies, is not often read with marriage in mind. But marriage is a context where enemies are often made.
Sexual immorality has become normal, and the church is not exempt from it. But Jesus takes us outside ourselves and roots us in something much deeper.
Tragedy, Death, and Illness
As humans, we are always trying to make sense of tragedy. How do we reconcile suffering humans to the idea of a loving God? It starts by redefining love as God reveals it.
Doubt comes in various forms. Sometimes it challenges the believer’s intellect. Other times it attacks the believer’s emotions. The good news is that God can handle doubt. Jesus died for the mistrust of his people and gifts them with faith.
We often view our addictions as behaviors to manage rather than worship to redirect.
Freedom begins when we see Jesus’ surpassing worth exalted over and above all over things.
Our culture leaves us ill equipped to deal with the pain of depression. And yet we know that depression is a pervasive struggle. It’s complex and misunderstood. This sermon takes a deep look into the problem of depression.
Depression has become a wide-sweeping problem. It takes over lives, defining and shaping its victims. But depression is not a reliable voice. God speaks a better word. Psalm 42 is one example of hope, a wise song of instruction to the downcast soul.