Sermons by Rev. Les Ferguson

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Without prayer we can do nothing – Sermon for 9/30/18

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Today in worship we wrapped up 5 weeks in James coupled with a reading from Esther. Ironically, the King (Ahasuerus) asked Esther to tell him what she wanted “even to half of his kingdom” which was a segue into the reading from James. James invites us to trust the power of prayer, following his statement […]

Who do we say Jesus is? – Sermon from 9/16/2018

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We celebrated in worship a Sunday filled with promise and encouragement. Our reading from Proverbs reminded us that wisdom comes in the everyday things, not just the miraculous; all we have to do is listen. James’ epistle encourages and warns us: stick with our faith and sharing but be careful if you are one who […]

To whom shall we go? – Sermon from August 26/2018

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In worship, we heard about Solomon’s dedication of the temple and Paul’s encouragement to prepare for the work of God in the world. In our gospel reading we heard the conclusion of Jesus’ parables about being the bread of life. Jesus challenged his time to live a changed life and to do the hard work […]