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A sermon preached at Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, California,
on Sunday, March 1, 2015, by the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer.
Scriptures: Micah 6:1-8 and 2 Corinthians 5:16-19… 2,247 more words


Sermon in a Sentence

This morning I had the privilege of preaching on John 4:27-42. Here is a summary of my sermon in one sentence: soul-winning is the privilege, obligation, and joy of every believer in Jesus Christ.


Wednesday of Trinity XVIII—October 2, 2013

As we contemplate the service of angels, especially in light of the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, we think of the protection they give to us at God’s command. 576 more words


St. Michael and All Angels—September 29, 2013

“War broke out in heaven.” This is not at all how we picture heaven. The heaven we so often imagine is idyllic: green pastures, cool streams of water, Christ the Good Shepherd singing while the shepherd boy David gently plays the harp, all as we graze in the most verdant grasses. 1,051 more words


Trinity XVII—September 22, 2013

In today’s Gospel, Jesus shows us the paradox between pride and humility. Pride glorifies the self—the rugged individual, the achiever, the self-made man, the independent woman. 800 more words


Trinity XVI—September 15, 2013

In the city of Nain, death and life collided. As Jesus, His disciples, and other followers enter the city, a funeral procession is leaving it. The only son of a widow is carried in solemn procession. 902 more words


Wednesday of Trinity XV—September 11, 2013

The Apostle Paul gives us a picture of how life is to be: “In all things might have the preeminence.”

On the face, this sounds like a lofty goal, a good thing towards which any Christian and any Christian institution should press. 556 more words