Messages from July 2020

Messages from July 2020

Some Thoughts on Intercession

Some Thoughts on IntercessionSunday, July 26, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, IowaRomans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.Romans 8:34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession…

People Are Interconnected

People Are InterconnectedMatthew 13:24-30Verse 29 But he said, “No, lest while you gather up the tares you also uproot the wheat with them.”Sunday, July 19, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa IntroductionI remember once, years ago, volunteering in a hospital for the poor in the Boston area that held a number of people suffering from AIDS, all long gone by now. During that time I had a conversation with a nurse in which I mentioned that I…

The Nation

The Nation Sunday, July 5, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa Zechariah 9:9  “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!  Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem!  Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.” Introduction: John Adams I’ve long had an interest in history, especially the American Revolution. I know such subject is not to everyone’s interest, but it has never…