Why God Accepts Us

Why God Accepts Us Fourth in a Series (February, 2003 POL) Topic: Stewardship, Grace Author: John A. Huffman, Jr., Pastor, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach, CA Title: Why God Accepts Us Text: Galatians 3:14 Today's message will be quite different from my customary preaching. A

Accepting Others

Accepting Others Third in a Series (February, 2003 POL) Topic: Grace Author: John A. Huffman, Jr., Pastor, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach, CA Title: Accepting Others Text: Galatians 2:20-21 I don't know when I have struggled as much with a biblical text in the process o

Prevenient Grace

Prevenient Grace (Lectionary Starters) Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year A January 19, 2003 1 Samuel 3;1-10, Psalm 136:1-6, 13-18, John 1:43-51 Jim Killen, a minister of the United Methodist Church, Beaumont, Texas Do you know the expression, "prevenient grace"? It's O.K. if you don't know the

Christmas: Christmas Grace (Titus 2:11-14)

There's one gift I need, and I need it 365 days a year. I need it every bit as much as the air I breathe, the water I drink, the food I eat, the shelter over my head, and the love of my family. In fact, it is a gift that is much more important than any or all of these. This sermon looks at the greatest of all Christmas gifts, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.