Sermon for Sunday, June 23, 2024

Jesus was called a wine-bibber, as translated in the King James Version in both Matthew 11:19 and Luke 7:34.  Of course, this is an accusation made about Jesus by the priests.  While Jesus most definitely drank wine and so did his disciples (think Passover), he never was a drunkard or a glutton.

Sermon for Sunday, May 26, 2024

This is Paul’s letter of encouragement to Timothy, who is both a young man and a young pastor at a church that Paul planted in Ephesus.  It may behoove us all to read the letter that Paul sent to the church just after he left after his first missionary journey.  Timothy is struggling and Paul understands why.