Sermons by Rev. Scott Ramsey

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On Fire

Jazz Service of Worship Sunday, March 3, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. ScriptureReadings:  Exodus 34:29-35; Luke 9:28-36 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above to open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Scripture Reading/Sermon begins at 20:54 in the video Time of full video is 1 hour, 23 minutes and 29 seconds One […]

Blessings and Curses

Sunday, February 17, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Jeremiah 17:5-10; Luke 6:17-26 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above and it will open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Jeremiah 17 and Luke 6 are part of the biblical tradition of wrestling with the question of what it means to live a […]

Holy Fishing

Sunday, February 10, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 6:1-8; Luke 5:1-11 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above to open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Both of our texts this morning conclude with God giving a summons to a person or a group.  In both passages, God gives them a […]

The Challenge of Being Called to Love

Sunday, February 3, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Jeremiah 1:4-10; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above and it will open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Our New Testament reading this morning from 1 Corinthians 13 is one that you may well have heard before, even if this […]

The Spirit Leads Us Into Community

Sunday, January 27, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 19; Luke 4:14-21 To access the Bulletin, click DOWNLOAD PDF above; it will open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Woo buddy. Today we have been given Psalm 19 and Luke 4 – two great texts that taste great together.  I know that you all […]

A Transformative Covenant

Sunday, January 20, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above.  The Bulletin will open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Living our lives inside the covenant relationship with God will transform us. We will be changed by the covenantal relationship, just as surely as […]

Home By Another Way

Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT “Arise, shine; for your light has come.”  With these words, the prophet Isaiah addressed the Jewish exiles who had returned home – wondrously – from their captivity in Babylon, only to […]

Endless Peace

Christmas Eve Service of Worship, Monday, December 24, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 9:2-7; Luke 2:1-20 This video is a recording of the complete 7:00 pm worship service on Christmas Eve. The sermon starts at 18:00 Permission to broadcast the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-708462. To access […]

The Little Ones Are Strong

Sunday, December 23, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-55 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT From the beginning of the Bible to the end, one regular and consistent theme is that God is found in a peculiar way among the little ones of the earth, among the […]

Promise and Judgment, All Rolled Up Together

Sunday, December 16, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Zephaniah 3:14-20; Luke 3:7-18 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT During this Advent season, we may pause to observe two perceptions that people sometimes have of the church, neither of which is very good. One is being judgmental and the other […]