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St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

Release Date: 05/31/2020

God's Grace in the Land Between show art God's Grace in the Land Between

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

God sometimes gives signs when we thirst for reassurance, but our trust in God cannot rest on God proving his love and care for us. Trust is the most necessary quality for an eternal relationship. In an account Water-from-the-rock account found in Numbers 20:1-13, the necessity of trusting God is tragically illustrated when Moses goes beyond the direction of God and strikes the rock and is therefore not permitted to enter the Promised Land. Trusting in God is so vital to our relationship with Him that He used what appears to be a momentary and minor lack of trust on Moses’ part to teach us...

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God's Grace in the Land Between show art God's Grace in the Land Between

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

Grumbling.  The Lord heard their grumbling, the text tells us, and instead of rebuking them for their grumbling against Moses and Aaron, He provides abundantly: quail and manna.   But on the seventh day, some looked for food but there was none.  Others saved some until morning, but it was spoiled by the maggots.  The people’s lack of trust in God’s abundance caused problems in the community.  The people had a scarcity mindset which caused them to hoard food and not rest.     During this time, when certain items have been on short supply, and when...

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God’s Grace in the Land Between show art God’s Grace in the Land Between

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

The Israelites were thirsty, really thirsty.  They had traveled three days and found no water, and then the water they found was bitter.  One can imagine the disappointment and possible frustration with Moses.  After all, they were out there because he had led them there.  Couldn’t they find some water after all? Bitterness, psychologists tell us, is a smoldering resentment.  We are wronged, we feel angry and then we ruminate on the wrong.  We become bitter.  We think, “Someone must be to blame for my misery.”  In this case, Moses.  Fueling...

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God's Grace in the Land Between show art God's Grace in the Land Between

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

This Sunday, we are continuing our sermon series, God's Grace in the Land Between: Finding God in Difficult Transitions. In this series, we are seeking direction on how to navigate this season of our lives by taking a fresh look into the Exodus account, where God rescued his people from slavery in Egypt and guided them through the wilderness to the Promised Land.   Now I don't know about you, but life today feels a little like the wilderness to me. Can we get this period of our lives over already!? When can life return to normal? I'm sure we are all wrestling with questions like these,...

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God’s Grace in the Land Between show art God’s Grace in the Land Between

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

God provides clarity when we are confused, but we will often have to change. The Hebrews had to leave their bondage in Egypt in a rush and probably were confused as to which route to take to the Promised Land. Their first move was to take the shortest route there along the Mediterranean Sea. They were confused. God brought clarity through providing the pillars of cloud and fire to lead the Hebrews in the way that God would have them go. What they first had to do was to turn around (repent) and go back from the direction they had initially started to follow.   When we are in the land...

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Just Another Manic Monday show art Just Another Manic Monday

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

If the things we are doing in our daily lives are not fueled by the time we are spending with God, we eventually forget that He's there and think we can make our own decisions; that we are god. We are fueled by spending time with God, not by the physical "busyness" of our lives.   Lessons:    Watch:   

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You Don't Have To Be Fixed To Be Found show art You Don't Have To Be Fixed To Be Found

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

In this is scripture passage we see that Jesus is a masterful storyteller as he is able to tell a story that speaks to all of us.  No matter who we see ourselves as in this story Jesus reminds us all that you don’t have to be fixed to be found.     Lessons:   Watch:     

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Finding Rest When Overwhelmed show art Finding Rest When Overwhelmed

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

The yoke of Jesus is a structure that gives a restful lifestyle. Many people are feeling overwhelmed because of the changes brought on by the COVID 19 pandemic. Many were already feeling overwhelmed before the pandemic hit. Finding true rest does not mean becoming lazy. Rather, Jesus promises that following his way of living (his yoke) will bring a yoke that is easy and a burden that is light. To experience this you may have to take off a heavy and burdensome yoke that you are trying to carry and take upon yourself the yoke of Jesus and learn from him. Think of this yoke as structures you put...

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Friends Talking Together About Racism - FULL INTERVIEW show art Friends Talking Together About Racism - FULL INTERVIEW

St. Luke Columbus Sermon Podcast

Listen to the full interview between Pastor Tyus Nedd, Alvin White, Pastor Mike Weaver, and Pastor Steve Brown.

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What Does Love Require At This Time? show art What Does Love Require At This Time?

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Pastor Tyus Nedd, Alvin White, Pastor Mike Weaver, Pastor Steve Brown Lessons: 2 Chronicles 7:14, Romans 12:2 Watch:   

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Pentecost Sunday
 
Focus text, “Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you’...he breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.’”
 
Interestingly, just before the disciples reentered the world around them, after spending time behind locked doors, the Lord blesses them with peace and blesses them with His presence in the Holy Spirit.
 
What if Jesus stood among us today as we move outward, reentering the world around us after this long quarantine period?  What does peace mean now?  What did that peace allow the disciples to do then and what does it allow us to do today that we couldn’t before?  The Holy Spirit will enable them to co-create the emerging new normal, we now know as normal.  What will the Holy Spirit enable us to create today?
 
Next step: Receive and move ahead.