Sermons & Articles

The symptoms and the illness are not the same thing. The illness exists long before the symptoms appear. Rather than being the cause of the illness, the symptoms are the beginning of its treatment. The fact that they are unwanted makes them all the more a phenomenon of grace - a gift of God, a message from the unconscious, if you will, to initiate self-examination and repair. 

— Morgan Scott Peck, The Road Less Travelled


Scripture: 2 Cor 13:5

Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you — unless, of course, you fail the test?

Scripture: 1 Sam 3:1-10

1 The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. 2 One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place ...

Scripture: Mt 11:28-30
Come to Me, all you who labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me for I am gentle and lowly in heart and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

Scripture: Jdg 21:25

In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.

Scripture: Mt 6:13b
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are Yours, now and forever. Amen.