Month: June 2015

  • Relinquishing your rage

    In Psalm 10, which we looked at in this past week’s sermon, we heard the psalmist call for God to act in vengeance against the wicked. “Break the arm of the wicked and evildoer!” (10:15). This sort of vengeance often both appeals to us and unsettles us. What is important to notice is the fact that […]

  • Upside-down World

    The Beatitudes are a sketch of the radically different world that Jesus brings and invites us to live in. Unfortunately, the language and familiarity of the verses sometimes obscures their power. In a recent sermon I tried to express the core of each beatitude in slightly different language. Divine favor is found in knowing you are […]