Sermons from September 2018
The Old Testament prophet, Amos, was an unlikely choice to be God’s preacher to his people. He was a poor shepherd and tree farmer from the backwater village of Tekoa. He had no training as a prophet, yet God called him anyway to speak His Word to the wealthy, urbane ruling class of the tribes of Israel to convict them over their hypocrisy and apathy. Predictably, his…
One of the most fascinating among the fascinating stories of the Judges is Jepthah’s. Very much an unlikely candidate to lead God’s people, but he did, and effectively even after a personal tragedy. His story is both inspiring and troubling—one from which we can learn great lessons.