Monthly Archives: July 2021

July 2021

Does God Need A House~2 Samuel 7: 1-14a

By | July 18th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley July 18, 2021 Today, we talk about housing. In the reading, David lives in a fine palace but the Ark of God stays in a tent. It felt wrong to David that God was homeless. The prophet, Nathan, has a message from God. God has been house-less for quite a ...

Dirty Dancing~2 Samuel 6: 1-5, 12b-19

By | July 11th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley July 11, 2021 Today our theme is dancing. Dance is the highest form of engagement. It involves your whole being, mind, heart, and body. King David heard of the blessings given by the Ark of the Covenant on the house of Obed-Edom. King David brought the Ark to the City of ...

A Prophet For The Nation~ The Gospel of Ezekiel 2: 1-7

By | July 4th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley July 4, 2021 Those of us today must understand the prophetic traditions of ancient Israel. We cannot understand Jesus unless we understand the traditions that produce him and in which he stood. Jesus read about the ancient prophets when he went to the synagogue. After his call at the Jordan river, ...