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December 10, 2017

Renewal is proof that Christ has returned to our lives. 

Readings from Isaiah 40:1-11; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8.

Preached by the Reverend J. W. Dell on December 10, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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There’s a limit to how far God will let us fail

December 3, 2017

Jesus himself prepares us for his return. 

Readings from Isaiah 64:1-9; 1 Cor. 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37.

Preached by the Reverend J. W. Dell on December 3, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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Salvation by association

November 26, 2017

We are judged by the nation we belong to. 

Readings from Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46.

Preached by the Reverend J. W. Dell on November 26, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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Are you invited to enter into the joy?

November 19, 2017

God's grace must be shared in order for it to increase. 

Readings from Zeph. 1:7,12-18; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30.

Preached by the Reverend J. W. Dell on November 19, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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Forever now

November 12, 2017

The day of the Lord is not a human day. 

Readings from Amos 5:18-24; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13.

Preached by the Reverend J. W. Dell on November 12, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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The demands of burdensome words

November 5, 2017

A word that burdens is not a word from God. Christ is greatest of men, yet the servant of all. His word eases and removes our burdens. When we accept Jesus for who he is, as God at work in us, we will be filled with his power and able to ease and bear the burdens of others.

Readings from Micah 3:5-12; 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12.

Preached by the Rev. Jake Dell on November 5, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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How to stop hating

October 29, 2017

We cannot love God without loving our neighbor. Christ is both man and messiah, both our God and our neighbor. Not only must we love our neighbors as ourselves, we must love our neighbors just as much as we love our God.

Readings from Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46.

Preached by the Rev. Jake Dell on October 29, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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So, you think you own it…

October 22, 2017

Whatever we buy with the emperor's coin is not actually ours. Christ is the Lord whose image is not on any coin but who has chosen us to imitate him, bear his image, and become the currency of love and blessing in the world. He will give us eternal life as our everlasting possession.

Readings from Isaiah 45:1-7; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22.

Preached by the Rev. Jake Dell on October 22, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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Lord, I am done trying to save myself

October 15, 2017

Joy is proof that we have entered the kingdom. Christ is the reason for our joy because he has written our names in the book of life. Being of the same mind in community is now possible, and we may attain it by rejoicing in the Lord of our salvation.

Readings from Isaiah 25:1-9; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14.

Preached by the Rev. Jake Dell on October 15, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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What the world rejects, God accepts

October 8, 2017

To be rejected by the world is to be found by God. Christ is the son and heir who is rejected, killed, and cast out so that God may vindicate him. Jesus regarded his loss as nothing compared to the surpassing value of God's promise to raise him from the dead. We can share in his vindication and resurrection once we stop counting our losses and start answering God's call.

Readings from Isaiah 5:1-7; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46.

Preached by the Rev. Jake Dell on October 8, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church Inwood.

Transcript available here.

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