Sermons by Susan Thornton

Sermons by Susan Thornton

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: The Parable of the Good Shepherd _ Sunday, June 28, 2020

Scripture: John 10:11-18 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12 The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons the sheep and runs away. Then the wolf attacks the flock and scatters it. 13 The man runs away because he is a hired hand and cares nothing for the sheep. 14 “I am the good shepherd; I know…

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: The Parable of Heaven’s Treasures – Sunday June 21, 2020

Scripture: Matthew 13:44-50 44 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, 46 who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.47 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a…

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: The Parable of the Sower – Sunday June 14, 2020

Scripture: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it…

“Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: Introduction to the Parables” – Sunday June 6, 2020

Scripture: Matthew 9:14-1714 Then John’s disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” 15 Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them? The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will fast. 16 “No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, for the patch will pull away from the garment,…

“Change in a Changing World” – Sunday April 19, 2020

Scripture: 1 Thessalonians, Chapter 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy,To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:Grace and peace to you.2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.4 For we know, brothers and sisters loved by God,…