Tag Archives: love

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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The Shema

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 13, 2019, called “The Shema.” It is the first in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the opening of the Shema, the daily Jewish prayer, … Continue reading

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Confident Faith, Courageous Love

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on November 18, 2018, called “Confident Faith, Courageous Love,” reflecting on Hebrews 10:19-25. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Fifteen years. It had been fifteen years since the first round of persecutions. … Continue reading

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Expressing God’s Love

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on November 4, 2018, called “Expressing God’s Love,” reflecting on Jesus’ three parables in Luke 15. The sermon is the eighth and last in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here … Continue reading

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