Posts tagged with ‘Faith’

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April 1, 2018 What Faith Can See: God; Easter Sunday Worship

by fccshelbyville

Good morning, and Happy Easter! Today is not only Easter. Can anyone else tell me what today is? That’s right; it is also April Fool’s Day. I’m certain there is more than one skeptic making a joke out of the fact that Easter and April Fool’s Day fall on the same date. I can hear […]

March 18, 2018 What Faith Can See: A New Story

by fccshelbyville

There are few things as powerful or that capture our imaginations as much as that of a story. We love stories. We read stories to our children and when friends and family members get together they share stories. The Bible shares a great many stories. It shares stories of our forbearers in faith and stories […]

March 11, 2018 What Faith Can See: Grace

by fccshelbyville

This morning we continue the series of messages that will take us through the month of March and into Easter. The title of the series is What Faith Can See. In this series I am speaking about passages in the gospels that demonstrate how difficult it was for the disciples and others to understand the […]

July 20, 2014 A Vision of Faith, Hope, and Love

by fccshelbyville

July 20, 2014 I Corinthians 13:1-13  The Beatles were pretty close. When the Beatles sang all you need is love, they weren’t far from the truth.  Love is the greatest element we need in our lives, but coming in a close second are faith and hope. The realists among us would remind us that we […]

May 18, 2014 Real Life, Real Faith – Be Careful What You Wish For

by fccshelbyville

May 18, 2014 Job 38:1-12; 40:1-5 An ABC News story featured the work of Julie Exline, a psychologist at Case Western Reserve University.  Her area of expertise is a bit unusual, as she studies anger, and, specifically, anger at God.  Exline’s work discovered that a good many people are mad at God.  They are mad […]

February 9, 2014 Having A Heart Like Jesus: The Importance of Faith

by fccshelbyville

Matthew 6:25-34 Hebrews 11:1 The New York Times recently published a very interesting article about a book by a man named Vern Bengston.  The book is titled Families and Faith: How Religion Is Passed Down Across Generations.  Bengston, a professor at USC, began a study in 1969, which was based on how the family impacts […]