Tag Archives: sin

Come to God’s Feast!

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on March 24, 2019, the third Sunday of Lent, called “Come to God’s Feast!” It focuses on the theme of “repentance,” and it is part of our Lenten series entitled, “Blessed Hunger, Holy Feast.” … Continue reading

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David’s Son or David’s Lord?

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on February 17, 2019, called “David’s Son or David’s Lord?” It is the sixth in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the importance of Psalm 110:1 … Continue reading

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Mercy, Not Sacrifice

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on February 10, 2019, called “Mercy, Not Sacrifice.” It is the fifth in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ reference to Hosea 6:6 in Matthew 9:9-13 and 12:1-14. … Continue reading

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The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on April 29, 2018, called “The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ teaching about forgiveness in the Sermon on the Mount. Here is a written excerpt: Earlier, I said … Continue reading

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Nothing Between Us

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, called “Nothing Between Us.” The sermon is a reflection on the story of Mary Magdalene coming to the tomb of Jesus while it was still dark, and wondering … Continue reading

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Love, not Lust

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from January 21, 2018, on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5:27-32. This is part of our second series this year on the Sermon on the Mount, this one focused on “Love as the … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 29, 2017, reflecting on the sixth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what Jesus meant by “purity in heart”: Into this world … Continue reading

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