"scripture" Tagged Sermons

"scripture" Tagged Sermons

Stay Connected with the Vine: How Faith Grows

Jesus began one of his most famous parables, “A farmer went out to plant seeds…” He frequently used illustrations from the farm to teach his disciples about growing spiritually, the practices that help us live as disciples of Jesus Christ, and the struggles we face in experiencing the joy of the Christian life. Join First United Methodist Church this fall for Lessons from a Pumpkin Farm. We will study Jesus’ agricultural lessons and other biblical teachings regarding the spiritual life.…

Why and how should I read the Bible?

We all have questions. Sometimes the answers are easy. But, sometimes, our questions are complicated and the answers are difficult to see and even harder to articulate. Join us for worship at First United Methodist Church in January as we address some of the most frequently asked questions about the Christian faith. January 3 – Do miracles still happen? January 10 – Why and how should I read the Bible? January 17 – How do I know God’s will for my life? January…

How to Study the Bible

This sermon is about ways to understand and study the Bible. It is important because studying the Bible is an important way to grow in our faith and tools to study are essential.

Violence, Suffering and Other Troubling Issues

This sermon is about ways we might understand the passages of scripture addressing God and violence in the Bible. It is important because violence and other troubling issues in the Bible may be addressed more effectively if we consider the nature of these scriptures.

Is the Bible God’s Word?

This sermon is about the Bible––that it is inspired by God and contains the Word of God which is Jesus Christ. It is important because it helps us understand more about the nature of the Bible as inspired and containing God’s word, which in turn shifts focus more toward Jesus.

Faith Seeking Understanding

This sermon is about our we do theology as United Methodists. It is important because it helps us understand the tools we can use to live our faith day to today.