Podcast Episode #282

I started taking advantage of the fact that I upload my weekly sermons.  It’s been several years since I started doing that.  There have been many weeks I’ve been faithful to that endeavor.  There have been others that I wasn’t or when my sermon didn’t get recorded. Even so, I’ve uploaded over 200 sermons.  And here I was thinking about podcast topics! So, as to not reinvent the wheel (for now), I’m adding a little…..

Someone spit in my face!

 

Well, not exactly, and it’s actually a great family story.  I talk about it in 2018’s first sermon: The Image of God Within Us.

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Seeing each other as the image of God is the key.

Otherwise:

  • I’m just another annoying loud mouth.
  • You’re just giving another dollar to some guy on the corner.
  • Chances are they will always be your enemy.
  • You’ll never move toward forgiveness (for yourself or someone else).
  • Everyone else will always be the problem.

You get it, right?  It may take some digging.  You might find it to be one of the most difficult things to do.  But the more committed we are to seeing ourselves and each other as an image of God, the more peace we’ll experience.

Stay blessed…john

 

Sermon Preview | God’s Image Within Us

I’m hoping to do a better job of preparing these weekly sermon previews. I have created a template that includes the music and title slide. So, that means for each week’s video all I need to do is: Write a script.  The videos are intended to be just over a minute long.  The script shouldn’t be too difficult. Insert the video file within the template. Upload to YouTube Share through email and social media My…..

Don’t lose it

I told this story in my message last Sunday: A pastor visited a couple at their home.  They enjoyed good conversation and a wonderful dinner.  When the pastor left, the wife turned to her husband and said, “He stole my good spoon.”  “No, he didn’t,” her husband replied.  The wife kept this to herself for the next year, until the pastor was able to join them again for dinner.  As they took their seats to…..