Sermons from August 2018

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Royal Prayer: Problems and Possibilities

Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 84; 1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-43 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Brothers and sisters, the truth of the gospel, that both of our two texts today bear witness to, is that you and I have the joyous delight of worshipping […]

Succession Planning

Sunday, August 19, 2018.  David Morrison, preaching. Scripture Reading:  1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT I first met Congressman Norm Dicks in the spring of 1978.  I’m sure many of you may know or know of the good Congressman.  At that time, Mr. Dicks was the newly-elected […]

Family Grief

Sunday, August 12, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 130; 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Grief work is something that many of us would avoid, if it were at all possible.  Our culture does not provide us with much help in doing the […]

Sin, Repentance, and Mercy

Sunday, August 5, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 51:1-12; 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:15a To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Earlier in our summer series on King David, we observed that in 1 Samuel 8, when the people of Israel say that they really, really, really want a […]