Sermons on Romans
In this message, Father Marc addresses Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness. “70 times 7” means unlimited forgiveness is required from every Christian. Even when it seems we are getting the “short end of the stick,” we are called to forgive. Father Marc offered 5 steps to handling the short end of the stick. 1. Try to see God’s hand at work in every circumstance of life. 2. Accept what has happened to you without bitterness. 3. Forgive those who hurt you…
In this sermon, Father Marc takes us to Psalm 26:1-8 to uncover the psalmist’s definition of living a life of integrity. He then ties in a New Testament teaching of Paul from Romans 12:9-12 that adds several other keys to integrity for the Christian. To live with integrity before God one has to know these seven Keys: Trusting Faithful Avoidance of Evil Thankful Worshipping Genuine Caring
In the second part of his series on stumbling blocks, Fr. Marc warns us about the dangers of ignoring God’s Word when we live amidst a culture whose truths and values are constantly changing.
“Don’t sing songs to a heavy heart.” Drawing from this line in Proverbs, Fr. Marc shares about a very difficult but critical topic: learning how to mourn with those who are suffering. He reminds us that Jesus shared in our suffering, and we in turn are to share in the suffering of those who are part of His Body, the Church.
As he begins a new series on relationships, Fr. Marc challenges us to celebrate the success and accomplishments of others instead of giving in to jealousy and selfishness. He reminds us that we will be much more joyful when we are able to rejoice with others rather than always focusing on ourselves.
With all the pressure put on Christians and the church to ‘get with the times’, Father Marc addresses the question “Who is the church?” This is a challenging and relevant message for all that are trying to learn what it means to be salt and light is a changing world.
How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Fr. Marc offers some inspiration from Scriptures to help us set goals that line up with God’s plan for our lives.
In the third part of the series on culture, Fr. Marc reminds us that we are called to be salt and light to the world around us. Rather than conforming to or insulating ourselves from the culture in which we live, God asks us to use the gifts He has given us in order to share the gospel.
In this sermon, visiting priest Fr. Charlie Keen speaks candidly about the kinds of suffering that many of us go through in this life. He then reminds us that we are called to show Christ’s love to those who are hurting and in need. He includes some anecdotes from the Gathering, a homeless ministry in downtown Dallas where Fr. Charlie serves.
In this Good Friday sermon, Fr. Marc begins by describing the Crucifixion in detail. He then explains how the suffering of Jesus, the Messiah, sets the believer free from sin and death. [Warning: this sermon contains a graphic description of the Crucifixion]