Sunday Sept. 20th Sermon

Categories: Bible

This Sunday we get to the 2nd part of our Mission Statement. Last week we focused on Beloved Participants. Today we get to explore Beloved Lovers of God. This is such a key element of who we are called to be. How do you love God? What does that look like? Where can you love God more?

Deut 6:4-9
Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise. Bind them as a sign on your hand, fix them as an emblem on your forehead, and write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Matt 22:34-40
34 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35 and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37 He said to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the greatest and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

 

Beloved Children who Love God

  • Who Are We- Where are going…
  • Taj Mahal-
  • Shema = Hear
  • Who are we- Beloved
  • So what do we do- We love God…
  • Who is God?
  • What is Love?
  • How- With all we have
  • What does that look like-
  • Spiritual Growth- People who Love God more
  • I wonder
Author: Doug Bunnell

I am privileged to be the Pastor of FPC, the husband of Laurie, and the father of Zoe. I feel so blessed to be in a job that I love in a community that brings me joy and life every day. I will not be blogging per se as every text that we come across on Sunday will be a repeat- but every week on Sunday I will post my branching out- a series of questions around the text for Sunday Worship. As well I will post the month’s memory verse and the week’s reading schedule.

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