Sermons by David Woody

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016: “GO WEST ‘YOUNG’ MAN”

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STORIES OF THE SPIRIT

The Spirit directs Paul toward Macedonia and Greece  introducing the Gospel to the heart of the Greco-Roman world.  Do we stop and listen well enough to hear the Spirit directing us on the paths of God? Scripture Lesson:  Acts 9:1-9; Acts 16:1-10 (NRSV) Sermon:  “Go West ‘Young’ Man”

SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016: “ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR THE ONE”

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STORIES OF THE SPIRIT

The Spirit arrived with great power on Pentecost, empowering all the believers.  Now it is the Gentiles’ turn,  for the Holy Spirit is God’s empowering presence within and among all those who come to faith in Christ, regardless of race, gender, age, education, nationality, or any division we try to create.  The is God at work! […]

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2015: “THE BREATH OF GOD”

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TITLE - JUST BREATHE

Pentecost is a celebration of the Holy Spirit, who is God-present-with-us.  It is the Spirit of God, the Spirit of Christ, the Holy Spirit who empowers us, comforts us, and encourages us.  It is the Spirit, the breath of God, who gives us life. Scripture lesson:  John 20:19-22; Acts 2:1-4 (NRSV) Sermon:  “The Breath of […]

SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016: “THE SPIRIT OF PENTECOST”

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TITLE - PENTECOST 5.15.16

Sunday, May 15, 2016:   Pentecost Sunday Happy Birthday!  That may seem to be a bit of an odd announcement, but it is on the mark.  Pentecost celebrates the birth of the Church, the day on which God’s Spirit breathed life into the body of Christ. Scripture Lesson:  Acts 2:1-21 (NRSV) Sermon:  “The Spirit of […]

SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016: “IN GOD WE TRUST?”

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SERMON TITLE - REVELATION

Our coins may read, “In God We Trust,” but is that really true for us?  Don’t we often find ourselves trusting that our bank accounts, our doctors, our governments and armies will keep us safe from all that threatens us?  With the arrival of the four horsemen in John’s visions, God lays down a challenge […]