Sermons on “Repentance”

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree

This parable reminds us that God operates, not on our conventional conceptions of fairness and causes and effects; but rather, God operates on contrarian wisdom—patience, faithful tending, and hopeful expectation.

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Describing Ourselves as Dust

We can describe ourselves in all types of ways. As we begin our Lenten journey on Ash Wednesday we describe ourselves as dust. Why?

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The Magnificat: A Revolutionary Message

When Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth, she sings the Magnificat, a song of praise—and of revolution. (Luke 1:39-55)

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Repentance

What does true repentance look like? It is much more than saying you are sorry. Psalm 51 gives us an example of repentance. (Psalm 51)

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