Sermons on Hebrews

Sermons on Hebrews

Going to Church

Going to Church Hebrews 10:19-25; 1 Samuel 4:19-22 Sunday, November 14, 2021 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa   Introduction: Our need for the glory of God When I began preparing this sermon, I planned to focus on the end of the passage in Hebrews:  the part that tells us to be steadfast in gathering together, as is the habit of some, in order to encourage each other, especially as we see the day approaching.  The “day” meaning…

The Long March

The Long MarchHebrews 11:10; Genesis 12:1-4Sunday, September 19, 2021 at The First Congregational church of Marshalltown, Iowa• Intro. the journey of the people of God is a journey to heaven. Or maybe it is a journey through time to return to our home.“When the world my heart is rending With its heaviest storm of care, My glad thoughts to heaven ascending, Find a refuge from despair. Faith’s bright vision shall sustain me Till life’s pilgrimage is past; Fears may vex…

Why Jesus Came

Why Jesus CameHebrews 2:17 “Therefore, in all things He had to be made like His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.”Sunday, February 7, 2021 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa Introduction: Mark Twain toward the end of his life wrote a story, The Mysterious Stranger in which the ending has people awaiting word from an angel about forgiveness for…

Beyond Our Understanding

Isaiah 64:4 1st Sunday of Advent Introduction:  The once and future king Today marks the first day of the Season of Advent, recalling the events preceding the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.  It has an ancient history and marks a wondrous theological truth; that in His birth Jesus, the eternal Son of God who is Creator of all things is Himself now part of Creation.  He has joined the human race, and when He resurrected and ascended to heaven, He…

From Every Nation

Hebrews 8:4-5; Revelation 7:9–10 9 After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands,… IntroductionEvery year, except this year, we have a Rally Sunday worship service that is prepared and led by the children and the Youth Groups. It is not spontaneous, but designed and rehearsed in order to…