Sermons from April 2022

Sermons from April 2022

Easter Sunday – Newness of Life

Newness of Life Sunday, April 17, 2022  Resurrection Sunday at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa Romans 6:4 “Therefore we are buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.”   Introduction Today is the anniversary of the Resurrection of Jesus, celebrated by Christians around the world.  Some theologians have interpreted the story of the Resurrection…

Palm Sunday – Triumph and Tears

Triumph & TearsPalm Sunday, April 10, 2022 – First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, IowaLuke 19:43-44 “For days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment around you, surround you and close you in on every side, and level you, and your children within you, to the ground; and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, because you did not know the time of your visitation.” • Introduction: Be prepared: Boy Scout mottoI was never…

Looking For Loyalty

Looking for Loyalty2 Chronicles 16:7-9Sunday, April 3, 2022 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa“For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him. In this you have done foolishly; therefore from now on you shall have wars.” • Introduction: LoyaltyLet’s start with a bad joke from the internet. “A German Shepherd, Doberman and a cat have died. All three are…