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Sermons on Worship

Psalm 92

Pentecost +4 2024Rev. Doug FloydPsalm 92 Our Psalm today is the only Psalm designated as a Sabbath Psalm. The name of the Lord occurs seven times as a reminder of the seventh day. The Mishnah, a collection of oral traditions of Judaism, states that Psalm 92 is “A psalm, a song for the world that is to come, for the day which…

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…

A Song of Praise

A Song of PraisePentecost +2 2022Rev. Doug FloydZechariah 12:8-10, 13:1, Psalm 63, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 9:18-24 King David is on the run. His kingdom is divided against itself. His son Absalom has taken over the Holy City and turned part of the people against him. Some of his beloved friends have joined Absalom. As David…

Easter – Hallelujah

Easter 2 2022Rev. Doug FloydActs 5:12–29, Psalm 111, Revelation 1:1-19, John 20:19–31 We are in the days of hilarious celebration. Eastertide is a time for feasting, laughter and even jokes. In the Resurrection of Jesus Christ we rejoice in the one-time event of Jesus conquering sin and death in the grave. At the same time,…

Song Across the Ages

Song Across the Ages Pentecost 16A Rev. Doug Floyd (this is a transcript of audio) In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Throughout the season of Pentecost, we have been meditating in various ways upon the role of discipleship. Last week, had brought a convicting word about forgiveness…