In the interests of preserving interest in this blog for its three readers, I thought, ‘how might I generate content without having to do too much work?’ And struck on the brilliant idea of at least posting up the sermon series that I’m working on as they go by. That way, two of my readers might see something new and worthwhile here. They might, if it’s really a compelling series, comment, and that would be exciting.
So we kick off with the first big series of 2010, appropriately enough titled
“The Ghost in the Machine: the Holy Spirit in the Christian Life”
And then I copy and paste…
January 31 • John 3:1-8
The Spirit Absconditus
We begin with the problem: how do we look at God’s Spirit, when he seems to hide from us?
February 7 • Acts 2:14-39
The Doubly Promised Spirit
Promises, promises! The Spirit had always been something promised for the future, but the wait was getting ridiculous. This had better be good…
February 14 • Luke 4:14-30
The Man of the Spirit
… and for that matter, what would it look like, to live with that promise fulfilled?
February 21 • Psalm 104
The Giving Gift: Creation
The Spirit is a gift, but he is a gift that keeps on giving. First, there is the gift of being…
February 28 • 2 Corinthians 3:7-18
The Giving Gift: Conversion
… then, the gift of truly being …
March 7 • Romans 8:1-17
The Giving Gift: Sanctification
… and finally, the gift of truly being ourselves, ourselves as we are meant to be: men and women of the Spirit.
March 14 • 2 Corinthians 12:1-11
Given for the Common Good
With our annual meeting following a combined service, this makes the perfect time to consider the gifts of the Spirit. Who are they, and why ‘what’ is wrong!
March 21 • Ezekiel 37:1-14
The Giver of Life
Who is the Spirit? He is who he has always been, the one who breathes life into us, from cradle to grave. The one who engineers our humanity. The one who makes Life. Worth. Living.
There, that was easy!