Sermons by Earl Freeman

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Summer Camp

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Summer Camp John 15:1-8   1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vineyard keeper.  2 He removes any of my branches that don’t produce fruit, and he trims any branch that produces fruit so that it will produce even more fruit.  3 You are already trimmed because of the word I […]

Sink or Swim

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Sink or Swim Matthew 14:22-33   22 Right then, Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead to the other side of the lake while he dismissed the crowds.  23 When he sent them away, he went up onto a mountain by himself to pray.  Evening came and he was alone.  24 […]

Who’s Hungry

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Who’s Hungry Matthew 14:13-21   13 When Jesus heard about John, he withdrew in a boat to a deserted place by himself. When the crowds learned this, they followed him on foot from the cities.  14 When Jesus arrived and saw a large crowd, he had compassion for them and healed those who were sick.  […]

What Are You Looking For

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What Are You Looking For Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 31 He told another parable to them:  “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and planted in his field.  32 It’s the smallest of all seeds.  But when it’s grown, it’s the largest of all vegetable plants.  It becomes a tree so […]

Let It Grow

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Let It Grow Matthew 13:24-30   24 Jesus told them another parable:  “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field.  25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away.  26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also […]

Lighten Your Load

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Lighten Your Load Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30   16 “To what will I compare this generation?  It is like a child sitting in the marketplaces calling out to others, 17 ‘We played the flute for you and you didn’t dance.  We sang a funeral song and you didn’t mourn.’  18 For John came neither eating nor […]

Radical Hospitality

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Radical Hospitality Matthew 10:40-42   40 “Those who receive you are also receiving me, and those who receive me are receiving the one who sent me.  41 Those who receive a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward.  Those who receive a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person’s […]

The Perfect Storm

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The Perfect Storm Acts 27:13-16, 21-25, 33-44   13 When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they could carry out their plan.  They pulled up anchor and sailed closely along the coast of Crete.  14 Before long, a hurricane-strength wind known as a northeaster swept down from Crete.  15 The ship was […]

Storm Shelters

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Storm Shelters Isaiah 25:1-8   1 LORD, you are my God. I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, planned long ago, faithful and sure.  2 You have turned the city into rubble, the fortified town into a ruin, the fortress of foreigners into a city no more, […]

Storm Chasers

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Storm Chasers Mark 4:35-41   35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.”  36 They left the crowd and took him in the boat just as he was.  Other boats followed along.  37 Gale-force winds arose, and waves crashed against the boat […]