September 25, 2016: Everlasting Life: Be Careful What You Wish For

This sermon was delivered for the people of First Parish Church in Newbury, Massachusetts Texts: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 , LUKE 16:19-31 Grace to you, and peace, from the One who is, and who was, and who is to come. Amen. That’s an apostolic greeting. It comes from the first chapter of the Revelation of John, the last … Read more

September 18, 2016. What do you get away with in God’s realm?

Texts: JEREMIAH 8:18-9:1, LUKE 16:1-13 Grace to you, and peace, from the one who is, and who was, and who is to come. Amen? Amen. Today we overhear some conversations in the scriptures. They’re conversations about real trouble. The prophet Jeremiah was working in Jerusalem at the time when the Babylonians were preparing to enslave his people … Read more