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How We Are Hungry

The following sermon was preached at First Congregational Church in Griswold, CT. Matthew 25:31-46 ‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, and he will put the sheep at his right hand and the goats at the left. Then the king will say to those at his right hand, “Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and y

Meeting God in Unlikely Places

Genesis 28:10-19 Jacob left Beer-sheba and went towards Haran. He came to a certain place and stayed there for the night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place. And he dreamed that there was a ladder set up on the earth, the top of it reaching to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. And the Lord stood beside him and said, ‘I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and to your offspring; and your offspring shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west and to the east and to the north an

Go and Do Likewise (Luke 10:25-37)

The following sermon was preached at First Congregational Church of Old Lyme. It is a pleasure to be here with you all this morning. As some of you know, I began my ministry here and served as an associate pastor of the church for about five years. This community has also been a part of my ongoing journey with the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. Donations from this church got our program going and financial support and volunteer hours from this congregation continue to be a vital support for our work. I am grateful to this remarkable church on so many fronts. As I prepared for today I found myself looking back over my own history with FCCOL. My involvement here actually began 2


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