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You Are Called…Take Heart

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, October 28, 2018 – If thinking about the suffering of Job these past weeks has you feeling more anxious than normal, you can take a deep breath as we conclude his suffering and see his trial over and his fortune restored. Rather than feeling anxious, I find myself more aware […]

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One Thing

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, October 14, 2018 – This week we continue with the story of Job, a man who is blameless and upright, the epitome of righteousness, and who suffers the unimaginable. The main question posed by Satan, the Adversary in the heavenly court, was “Would Job be so faithful if he had […]

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Persist

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, October 7, 2018 – Knowing Jesus’ perfection, maybe rather than asking ourselves “What would Jesus do?” we should ask ourselves “What would Job do?” We wouldn’t have to change the acronym or anything. WWJD still applies. Job, unlike Jesus, doesn’t have divinity in his being; Job is just–like us–fully human. […]

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Running to Obtain Your Promises

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, September 30, 2018 – What I love about longer road trips, be it to Little Rock or even farther to Sewanee, is the ability to ponder for greater lengths of time in relative silence. For these trips it’s often the Scripture that provides fuel for thought. First thoughts for this […]

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Carrying Our Cross

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, September 16, 2018 – Where’s the good news today, my friends, in these words where Jesus speaks sternly, rebukes his disciple and friend, and promises to be ashamed of us if we’ve been ashamed of him? Is this a case of “this is going to hurt you more than it […]