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Sermons on Romans

Trinity Sunday

Rev. Doug Floyd Trinity SundayRev. Doug FloydExodus 3:1-6, Psalm 93, Romans 8:12-17, John 3:1-16 Today we come to the center of our confession: the Trinity. It is often said that pastor usually invite someone else to preach on this day. I like to think about what Alister McGrath once said at a conference on the Trinity. He said, “The Trinity is not…

Living Sacrifice

Pentecost +14Rev. Doug FloydRomans 12:1-8 Jesus calls us to take up our cross and follow Him. What does that look like? Every Easter, we hear stories of some people who take this literally and are crucified. In college, I thought I was called to be a martyr, but I was called to die daily. Our second lesson offers some clarification on that…

Yoke of Christ

Pentecost +6Rev. Dr. Les MartinZechariah 9:9–12, Psalm 145:1-13, Romans 7:21-8:6, Matthew 11:25-30 “I have resolved to know nothing among you except Christ Jesus and Him crucified.” In the name of the living God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon…

Forgive Me

Pentecost +15 2020Forgive MeRev. Doug FloydSirach 27:30–28:7, Psalm 103, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 In our lessons today, we are encouraged to show mercy to one another, to refrain from judging each other’s faith, and to practice forgiveness. We continue to rehearse a pattern of loving one another in community even as we continue to cry…

Take Up Your Cross

Pentecost +13 2020Take Up Your CrossRev. Doug FloydJeremiah 15:15–21, Psalm 26, Romans 12:1-8, Matthew 16:21–27 Jesus tells his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24) Earlier in Matthew 10, he says a similar thing, “And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of…