Written Sermons

December 9, 2013

Skin and Bones

Ezekiel 37:1-14 by Daniel Harrell Ezekiel and Daniel were contemporaries, both prophesied from Israel’s exile in Babylon, the predicament that prods the prayer: “O come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel.”  […]
December 2, 2013

Three Wise Men

Daniel 3:1-30 by Daniel Harrell It’s a quick changeover from Thanksgiving to Advent this year. Here’s hoping your holiday whiplash hasn’t been too severe. The merchants have been helpful as […]
November 25, 2013

At the Door

Revelation 13:14-22 by Daniel Harrell So soon, it seems, we’re at Thanksgiving, though it’s never too soon to be grateful. On Thursday, before a slice of turkey gets carved, you’re […]
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. […]