Tag Archives: love

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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The Fellowship of God

A sermon by Michael Pahl on June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday, called “The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit.” It is a reflection on the threefold benediction of 2 Corinthians 13:13 as a way of exploring the Christian doctrine of the … 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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He Loved Them to the End

A sermon by Michael Pahl on April 18, 2019, Maundy Thursday, called “He Loved Them to the End.” It is a reflection on John 13:1-15. Here is a written excerpt: “He loved them to the end.” It’s a reference to … Continue reading

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Jubilee!

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 27, 2019, called “Jubilee!” It is the third in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ fulfillment of Isaiah’s promise of Moses’ law of Jubilee … Continue reading

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The Shema, Extended Edition

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 20, 2019, called “The Shema, Extended Edition.” It is the second in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the command in Leviticus 19:18 to “love … Continue reading

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