Seven Deadly Sins

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March 13, 2016 The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

As we continue our series of messages on the Seven Deadly Sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth), this week we come to lust. Go ahead and admit it. You’ve been wondering what I would have to say about this one, haven’t you? Does this one make you squirm a bit? Does it […]

March 6, 2016 The Seven Deadly Sins: Envy

As we continue our journey through Lent we come to the fourth in our series of messages based upon the Seven Deadly Sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth). This week we study the sin of envy. I am, unfortunately, an envier from way back. In fact, thinking about envy has caused me […]

February 28, 2016 The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

As we continue our series of messages on the Seven Deadly Sins, this morning we come to the sin of greed. This morning’s text is one that is no doubt familiar to you, although most of us are more accustomed to Matthew’s version (Matthew 6:25-34). I use Luke’s version today because it follows the parable […]

February 21, 2016 The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath

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I’m pleased to be back this week, after accompanying Tanya on her business trip to Florida. Last Sunday we had the pleasure of worshipping with First Christian Church in Melbourne, Florida. I had previously visited that church in the spring of 1988. Two friends and I were in Florida on spring break and we eventually […]

February 7, 2016 The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride

As we prepare to journey through Lent I will offer a series of messages on the Seven Deadly Sins. Lent lends itself to the more introspective of sermon topics, and the Seven Deadly Sins certainly fall into that category. We need to be more contemplative, which is difficult in this loud and busy world. There’s […]