Sermons by The Rev. Alex Shuttleworth (Page 4)

Sermons by The Rev. Alex Shuttleworth (Page 4)

Aug. 3/4: Jesus Heals Two Blind Men

Human incapacity and vulnerability is no barrier to the overwhelming grace of God. Again Jesus’ most specific of miracles reveals who he is as well as what he is like. Readings from this service: Isaiah 42: 14-16 Psalm 146: 7b-10…

July 27/28: Jesus Feeds 4000

We can be slow to learn. Sometimes we need to see more than one miracle. We can convince ourselves that great things never really happened and before they happen it is impossible for us to comprehend how God will do …

June 15/16: Jesus Calms the Storm

Rev. Alex begins our new series, Reveal: The Miracles of Jesus, this week. The purpose of the miracles is to reveal Jesus as the sovereign Lord over all things and the unique giver of salvation. Jesus demonstrates complete authority over …

Abundant Response

Even those in poverty give. But not out of command, rather out of love. Just as Jesus became poor for us to be rich, we can respond with our riches for the poor. This is a practical necessity for evangelism—paying …

Abundant Blessing

Abundant blessing flows from abundant redemption. The question for the people of God is how to respond. Readings from this service: Acts 2: 38-47 Psalm 134 John 10: 10b-11…

Abundant Redemption

In reality we responded to God’s abundant creation with nothing better than abundant sin. But God is yet more abundant, even giving his own life in exchange for ours. The language of redemption and ransom are both monetary images. Mark …

Abundant Creation

The first sermon of our 2018 series focusing on the Gospel and money, Abundance: The Overflow of God’s Blessings. Genesis contrasts nothingness with abundance. Man, made in God’s image, is given stewardship over it all. A classic stewardship talk …