2/16/14 – “First Be Reconciled” by Rev. Pamela ShepherdSermons

by uccashland on February 16, 2014 with 0 comments

Rev. Pamela Shepherd Matthew 5:21-24 We’ve been talking these last few weeks about what God hopes for God’s people. And reading after reading has said God doesn’t care about temple sacrifices, tall steeple churches, gifts to the priests and all that stuff. God’s hope for humanity is that we do justice, love kindness (or mercy) …

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2/2/14 – “Beautiful Dreamer” by Rev. Pamela ShepherdSermons

by uccashland on February 2, 2014 with 0 comments

Rev. Pamela Shepherd Matthew 5:1-12 & Micah 6:6-8 This week’s readings combine two of my favorite biblical texts. The prophet Micah’s beautiful dream of the way we’re called to live: do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with God. And Jesus’ beautiful teaching about how God’s world really is: Blessed are the poor …

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