Southwest UMC

Archive for June, 2015

  • Keep On

    This Week’s Text: Philippians 4:4-9 Writing a final sermon is hard. I looked at some examples of farewell speeches—from presidents, war heroes, sports legends, TV personalities. I looked at good-byes in the Bible. It was in looking at all of these examples that I found resonance with Paul’s farewell in Philippians, our Scripture passage for today. […]

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  • The Scandalous Kingdom of God

    This Week’s Text: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew’s primary goal with his telling of the Gospel was to prove that Jesus was the Messiah and King promised in the Old Testament. Over and over again, Matthew will describe something Jesus said or did and then say something like, “this was to fulfill what was written in…” and […]

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