Sermons by David Jacobson

Sermons by David Jacobson

December 1, 2019 – Awakening

It’s wonderful to walk into church this morning and see the halls and sanctuary decked out, getting ready for Christmas. I was actually surprised to see it this morning, and so I’m so thankful for those that did it. Today, however, is the first Sunday of Advent, which is more than the season leading up to Christmas. The lectionary readings will remind us of this over the next few weeks.  The word “Advent” comes from the Latin word for “coming.”…

November 17, 2019 – Sticky Faith

Today I’d like to speak to you about “Sticky Faith.” It’s been said, “Observe the postage stamp; its usefulness depends on the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.” That’s the type of faith that we want. We want a faith that doesn’t fall away when the going gets tough. Jesus speaks to his disciples in Luke 21, and he warns them that the going will get tough. The Temple will get destroyed, and they will be…