Sermons

Below you can find links to sermons from Trinity Church offered as streaming audio, and text in PDF format (not all sermons may have audio).

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Jesus Stretches Faith

Recorded on Sunday, June 28, 2009

In the spring I had an adventure in prayer. I was sitting in my study beginning a time of prayer when the thought came to me that I should ask the Lord about what I should pray for. So I did. “Lord what would you have me pray about?” In the same instant that I offered that prayer a single word with a download of insight filled my mind. The word I heard was “Instrument” and the understanding was that I should pray to be an instrument.

With Jesus in the Storm

Recorded on Sunday, June 21, 2009

If you are a disciple of Jesus travelling through dark, deep waters and swamped by waves to the point where all seems in peril, what happens next in this story recalled by Peter and told by Mark is of the utmost importance. If you are a curious listener still on the shore it will not be...

Trees as a Sign of the Kingdom of God

Recorded on Sunday, June 14, 2009

The fourth chapter of Mark’s Gospel contains a succession of parables told by Jesus to describe the Kingdom of God. Parables are used by spiritual teachers who want to teach something in such a way that it is only received by those who are willing to receive it. Parables are opportunities for revelation and illumination in people open to illumination and willing to receive revelation that may require change or transform them. For anyone to compose an effective parable is impressive so Jesus is the undisputed master of the parable.