Written Sermons

November 18, 2013

Through the Door

Revelation 3:7-13 by Daniel Harrell Our seasonal sermon series on doors is closing with a final two-week look at Revelation chapter 3. Here we find two doors in two letters […]
November 4, 2013

Open Door

Colossians 4:2-6 by Daniel Harrell We’ve dealt with a lot of doors so far this season, from narrow doors in the gospels through moldy doors in Leviticus. Only this morning […]
October 31, 2013

The Right Door

Hosea 2:14-23 by Daniel Harrell Few things exceed the ugliness of divorce court. Couples who pledged undying love now only want each other dead. Heated battles rage over previously ridiculed […]
October 21, 2013

Door Mold

Leviticus 14:33-48 by Daniel Harrell I’ve never been accused of being a neat-freak, but even the messy among us have our limits. Clutter I can handle, but food scum, grease […]
October 15, 2013

Lurking at the Door

Genesis 4:4-13 by Daniel Harrell In this first utterance of the word sin in Scripture—the first utterance of the word door for that matter (our sermon theme for this fall)—two […]
October 7, 2013

Over the Door

Exodus 12:18-33 by Daniel Harrell Apropos to this season’s theme of “doors in the Bible,” I came across an organization called “Open Doors USA.” Founded by Brother Andrew, aka the […]
September 30, 2013

The Narrow Door

Luke 13:22-30 by Daniel Harrell It can be bad manners in suburban America to talk about failure and loss. America is the land of the winner. Everybody gets a trophy. […]
September 23, 2013

A Door in the Face

Matthew 25:1-13 by Daniel Harrell So far in this season-long series on “doors in the Bible,” I’ve offered that when Jesus says “ask, seek and knock,” the invitation is to […]
September 17, 2013

Keep the Door Closed

Matthew 6:5-8 by Daniel Harrell Among the turmoil filling headlines this week on earth, there was some big news from heaven. Voyager 1, NASA’s interplanetary space probe launched in 1977, […]
September 10, 2013

Knock on the Door

Matthew 7:7-11 by Daniel Harrell My sermon theme this fall is “doors in the Bible.” Doors play recognizable roles in our everyday lives, literally but metaphorically too. Doors open and […]