Thou Shalt Commit Commitment

July 30, 2017 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Thou Shalt Commit Commitment Scripture: Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-28; John 8:1-11 Jesus used a phrase that is a riddle to many people. After...

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Choosing Life

July 23, 2017 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Ten Commandments for the Twenty-First Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Choosing Life Scripture: Exodus 20:13; Matthew 5:38-48 The mischievous grandfather handed the package to his grandson with a twinkle in his eye. He smiled...

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You Are Not a Robot

July 9, 2017 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: You Are Not a Robot Sermon Series: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Scripture: Exodus 16:22-30; Mark 2:23-3:6 One of the many wonderful things about St. John’s is our congregational sense of...

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The God We Must Have

June 18, 2017 – Second Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: The God We Must Have Scripture: Exodus 20:1-3 As they were eating their Cheerios on Father’s Day morning, before they dressed for Sunday School,...

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Making Common Sense More Common

June 11, 2017 – Second Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: Ten Commandments for the 21st Century: The Calling of Wisdom Sermon: Making Common Sense More Common Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-36 You humans are special; but you often forget this Truth. You need to be reminded. God...

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Religious Scoffers, Joiners, Believers, Orphans & Keepers

May 21, 2017 – Sixth Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Religious Scoffers, Joiners, Believers, Orphans & Keepers Scripture: Acts 17:22-34 and John 14:15-21 In the year, 399 BC, Socrates stood on an outcropping of marble northwest of The Acropolis. This outcropping of marble was called Mars...

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It Just Doesn’t Make Sense

May 14, 2017 – Fifth Sunday of Easter/Mother’s Day Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: It Just Doesn’t Make Sense Scripture: Acts 7:51-60; John 14:1-14 Beloved, The Living God loves you, and there is nothing you can do to alter this reality!   You live into this reality as you...

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Living the Mission

May 7, 2017 – Fourth Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Living God’s Mission Scripture: Genesis 12:1-3; Isaiah 49:5-7; Matthew 25:31-35, 28:16-20; Acts 2:44-47 WHY are you busy being good and doing so much good in the world? What is motivating you? Are you hoping to contribute...

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God’s Legacy and Ours

April 30, 2017 – Third Sunday of Easter Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: God’s Legacy and Ours Scripture: Joshua 4:1-7, 19-24 As you know, there are moments in your life that call you to decisive commitment. I call these ‘crossing over moments.’ And your responses to ‘crossing over moments’...

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The Joy of Christian Living

April 23, 2017 – Second Sunday of Easter/Joy Sunday Proclaimers: Rev. Caleb S. Foust & Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: The Joy of Christian Living Scripture: John 15:9-11 (Note: This sermon was a dialogue presented by Rev. Caleb S. Foust and his father, Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD. Caleb serves as...

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