Sermons by The Rev. Ben Hughes

Sermons by The Rev. Ben Hughes

Dec. 4: Be Prepared

John the Baptist’s radical message of repentance offers a hard, but hopeful prelude to redemption. Readings from this service: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Psalm 72: 1-2 Matthew 3: 1-12…

Nov. 27: Be Ready

Since “no one knows the day of the hour” when Jesus will return, those who would follow him must ready themselves with hearts rooted in grace. Readings from this service: Isaiah 2: 1-5 Psalm 122: 1, 5-7 Matthew 24: 29-31, …

Nov. 6: Beyond Healing

Through Jesus, God has fulfilled his promise to pour out his Spirit on all people and create oases of hope in dark times. Readings from this service: Joel 2: 28-32 Acts 2: 16-21 Psalm 116: 4-7 John 14: 15-17…

Sept. 18: Cascading Crises

The prophet Joel models a pattern of Lament that is comprehensive, communal, and Christ-centered. Readings from this service; Joel 1: 1-14 Psalm 28: 1-3, 10 Luke 18: 1-8…

Sept. 4: Jesus Heals Two Blind Men

Rev. Ben concludes our summer series this week. The same Jesus who showed his compassion to two blind men outside Jericho reaches out with a tender heart toward sinners and sufferers today. Readings from this service: 2 Samuel 7: 12-17…

July 24: Jesus Heals Two Daughters

Jesus responds with generous grace and healing power to those who interrupt him . Like the synagogue ruler and the sick woman, we are invited to presume upon him. Readings from this service: Revelation 21: 1-4 Psalm 145: 17-21 Matthew …

July 3: Jesus Heals Many

Jesus’ ministry of healing follows the pattern of Isaiah 53. The works he performs are part of the atonement he completes through his death and suffering. Readings from this service: Isaiah 53: 4-6 Psalm 33: 6-9 Matthew 8: 16-17…