Trinitarian Congregational Church

Category: Sermons


Pastor’s Note: The presumption of (in)tolerance

Tolerance, when properly defined, is a wonderful virtue.  Tolerance is marked by kindness, forbearance and patience.  Paul says of God in Romans 2:4 that the riches of His kindness, his forbearance and patience are all characteristics that bring us to…

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Pastor’s note: The presumption of (self) salvation (Deuteronomy 1)

The account of Israel’s past failure to believe in God’s promises takes a central role in Deuteronomy 1.  Moses addresses the second generation with a stern warning not to repeat the mistakes of their fathers in the past.  The root…

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Deuteronomy: The Journey from our Presumptions to God’s Promises

Deuteronomy: The Journey from our Presumptions to God’s Promises We’re excited to announce our new sermon series for the fall. Deuteronomy: The Journey from our Presumptions to God’s Promises is an exploration into the presumptions of our hearts, and how…

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Pastor’s Note: Is God Good?

The part of the Lord’s Prayer, “lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil,” reveals something uncomfortable about ourselves.  Jesus sees in us a brokenness and weakness inherent to our human nature.  NT commentator David Garland, paraphrases it…

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Pastor’s Note: August 11, 2019

Our Last Resort The line of the Lord’s prayer, “forgive our debts as we forgive our debtors” presents us with a huge challenge because it is just so tough to receive, give and accept forgiveness. The world around us is…

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