First Mennonite Church September 25, 2022 Text: Psalm 119:169-176 Prayer and the Pray-er—the Precant How often do you pray? And when you pray, what concerns or petitions you bring before God? Have you seen God answering your prayers? Last week, before Jasmine went back to Davis, she was telling me about the testimony of one … [Read more…]
Willow Creek Mennonite Cemetery Sunday, September 18, 2022 Biblical Reflections Exodus 3:1-6 This place is special and sacred to us all. Yet, for many of you and your past relatives, this place is sacred for many more reasons. As most of you know, there was a church building here that burned down in the winter … [Read more…]
Pastor Romero was out on vacations.
First Mennonite Church September 4, 2022 Our Bodies, Dwelling Places of the Holy Spirit Text: 1Corinthians 6:12-20 There is a large and important cultural background that could help us better understand this passage. Paul was writing to Christ believers in the city of Corinth. Corinth was a large cosmopolitan city, and a commercial and religious … [Read more…]
Retired Pastor Steve Penner Preached this Sunday. Text of sermon is not available.
First Mennonite Church August 21, 2022 God’s Power Perfected in Weakness (He Had No Beauty) Text: Isaiah 53:1-6 Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground.He had no beauty or majesty to attract … [Read more…]
First Mennonite Church August 14, 2022 God Taking Human Form Text: Luke 2: 4-7; John 1: 1-2; 14; 19: 1-6; 117-18; 28-30; 31b-34. 4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. 5 He went … [Read more…]
First Mennonite Church August 7, 2022 In the Image and Likeness of God Text: Genesis 1:26-31 Today, I will start a short series on the theme: A Theology of the Human Body. And, please do not be offended or scared by this fancy title. Basically, what I intend to do here is to explore what … [Read more…]
First Mennonite Church July 31, 2022 The God of Mercy and All Consolation Text: Lamentations 3:1-27 As I said last Sunday, part of the goal in preaching is to help the congregation gain biblical literacy, besides exploring contemporary ways to apply God’s Word. Today, besides the usual goal of preaching, which is to build and … [Read more…]
First Mennonite Church July 24, 2022 A New Covenant Jeremiah 31:27-34 These days, the expression, “The days are surely coming . . .” has not been used to predict a better world. You hear the following expressions, “The days are surely coming when you cannot use certain words without being labeled ‘so and so.’” Or, … [Read more…]