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Jesus is the Gospel/The Gospel is Jesus

A sermon by Michael Pahl on July 28, 2019, called “Jesus is the Gospel/The Gospel is Jesus,” reflecting on Colossians 2:1-15.  It is the third in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a written … Continue reading

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The Gospel Is for All Creation

A sermon by Michael Pahl on July 21, 2019, called “The Gospel Is for All Creation,” reflecting on Colossians 1:15-29.  It is the second in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a written excerpt: … Continue reading

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Bearing Gospel Fruit

A sermon by Michael Pahl on July 14, 2019, called “Bearing Gospel Fruit,” reflecting on Colossians 1:1-14.  It is the first in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a written excerpt: If we want … Continue reading

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When “Yes” Also Means “No”

A sermon by Michael Pahl on June 30, 2019, called “When ‘Yes’ Also Means ‘No.’” It is a reflection on the “hard sayings” of Jesus in Luke 9:57-62. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Well, this is awkward. … Continue reading

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Tell the Story

A sermon by Michael Pahl on June 23, 2019, called “Tell the Story.” It is a reflection on the story of Jesus’ healing the Gerasene man tormented by the “Legion” of evil spirits in Luke 8:26-39. Here is a written … Continue reading

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Tabitha, Disciple of our Lord

A sermon by Michael Pahl on May 12, 2019, called “Tabitha, Disciple of Our Lord.” It is a reflection on the story of Tabitha, also called Dorcas, in Acts 9:36-42. Here is a written excerpt: We read the Bible to … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Jesus

A sermon by Michael Pahl on May 5, 2019, called “Breakfast with Jesus.” It is a reflection on John 21:1-19. Here is a written excerpt: Earlier I asked the question, “What if I had been Simon Peter?” How would I … Continue reading

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