Sermons tagged with ‘purpose’

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Pentecost 2A; Proper 6; 6/18/2017

OT-Mosaic Covenant; not just with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob; but with the nation.
“If you obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession out of all the peoples…. You shall be for me a priestly kingdom and a holy nation.”

To be model for all nations, living according to the Law; 10 Commandments;
4-how we live out our relationship with God
6-how we live out our relationship with each other           Found to be very difficult.

Paul writes to the Roman church about the NEW covenant that God established through Jesus Christ. Humankind falls short; we are put right again; reconciled; by the life and death of Jesus Christ. This covenant is unilateral and unconditional.  Nothing we do takes away God’s love for us.  Nothing.  Through the sacrifice that Jesus made for us, we are a new community, God’s beloved family.