Sermons from September 2017
Rev. Hollie Ostlund from “food for the Poor” came to Good Shepherd and shared about the needs of the poor in the Caribbean region of our globe.
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…
During his annual visit, our Bishop The Rt. Rev. George Sumner, preached about the changing nature of the church, and the very human aspect of God’s one holy catholic church. God still uses His church to accomplish his mission on the earth in spite of our human failings and foibles.
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