Tag Archives: Moses

Stopping for Burning Bushes

“Stopping for Burning Bushes” Exodus 3:1-15Delivered to Church for the HighlandsSunday, August 30, 2020 Have you ever had one of those experiences with something so unexpected and unusual that it became a life-changing experience? Such experiences are often referred to as “divine appointments” or burning bush experiences. What we’ve just heard in our first reading […]

“Staying Attentive to the Light” sermon

“Staying Attentive to the Light” Delivered to Church for the Highlands Last Sunday after Epiphany, March 2, 2014

Jesus Up Close and Personal

“Jesus Up Close and Personal”  Luke 9:28-36 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, February 10, 2012    Transfiguration Sunday I have become hooked on yet another TV show.  This one, however, is not like my typical diet of reality shows, recent episodes of the Hoarders, or anything with Larry David.  The show I’m stuck […]

Getting Bit by Impatience

Numbers 21:4-9 . . . but the people became impatient on the way. You can’t miss this phrase as you read through the OT text for this Sunday.  It just stands out in the passage, more significant–and threatening–than the poisonous serpents.  It stands out because it resonates so much with our impatience.  It does with […]

Even God Rested

The OT Lesson for this Sunday is: Exodus 20:1-17 What new thoughts can be added to the long history of commentary on the 10 Commandments?  Who can one up Keil-Delitzsch?  Who can describe Moses better than Cecil B. Demille? I have struggled with preaching this text, although I have done so many times, since it […]