In our third week of Job, we look at our place before God, recognizing that we, like Job, are in a very humble place before the creator of the universe. We see that we know less than we think, and that the perfect revelation of God in Christ should be the center of our knowledge…
In part 2 of 3 in Job, we look how Job and his friends respond to his suffering. How should we respond to suffering? When we suffer. When friends suffer. What does it mean to be faithful and to speak well in the midst of suffering?
We look at the dark accusation that the satan makes against Job and God, suggesting that Job does not actually love God, but is righteous out of self-interest. This accusation is against Job in particular, but it is really against all of God’s faithful. What does it mean to love? What does it mean to…
Jon Seligman shares his second ever sermon with us about the funny, subversive, satire-rich story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman. Hear the word of the Lord!
We look at our third passage in three weeks from Proverbs, finding an ode to wisdom, encouragement to make a covenant commitment to wisdom, and a call to listen to the wisdom of the Spirit.
Wisdom cries out to us in the streets, trying to teach us her ways, and time and again, we ignore the cries. We look at wisdom, how we can hear her cries, and are reminded that the wisdom of the Spirit has a different voice than the wisdom of the world.
We jump into the Proverbs, looking at what we are called to prioritize if we are to be wise and faithful people.
We look at this particular portion of Song of Songs but take the opportunity to discuss the book more widely. This erotic poem that is part of our holy canon invites us into an image of love unbounded, and we see that it is helpful in numerous ways for us to wander into this image…
In this sermon, we look at the wisdom of Solomon and discuss wisdom in general. What does it mean to be wise? And can a wise person still be unfaithful, ultimately? We find that we are called in the wisdom literature to come under the discipline of Jesus.
We take a look at the long and wild journey of Absalom, who was close to successfully overthrowing the reign of David in a coup. We focus in on the idea of justice – what is true justice in the kingdom of God?