Sermons from February 2013

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The Placement of our Hearts – We Get to Choose

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“’Where thy heart is, there shall thy treasure be also.’ Our treasure may of course be small and inconspicuous, but its size is immaterial; it all depends on the heart, on ourselves. And if we ask how we know where our hearts are, the answer is just as simple – everything which hinders us from loving God above all things and acts as a barrier between ourselves and our obedience to Jesus is our treasure, and the place where our heart is.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1906-1945, The Cost of Discipleship, writing on Matthew 6:21

Prayer, Stones and Fish

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9 “‘Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask.’