Sermons on the First Readings: Series II, Cycle B
The Old Testament details the epic faith story of ancient people who, just like us today, seek God's answers to complex problems. In this inspiring ... Show synopsis The Old Testament details the epic faith story of ancient people who, just like us today, seek God's answers to complex problems. In this inspiring collection of spiritually enlightening messages based on passages from the Old Testament and the Book of Acts, four master preachers demonstrate the profound lessons of the scriptures for modern living. Building on stories in which God moves ordinary people to extraordinary heights, these sermons for each Sunday and major celebration throughout the entire church year powerfully proclaim timeless themes of justice and righteousness while reminding us that God's grace is the model for the Christian community's core values of self-giving love and forgiveness. Each thought-provoking message is filled with compelling stories and illustrations from everyday life, and challenges readers to love and serve the Lord, trusting in divine providence even in the midst of a world that sometimes seems cruel and senseless.