Sermons on Isaiah

Called & Chosen

Readings: Exodus 33: 12-17 Isaiah 45: 1-7 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-7 Most of us know the story of Moses and his encounter with God at the burning bush, found in Exodus chapter 3, verses 1 to 17.  Although Moses was Jewish, he had been cast as a baby into the Nile River in a woven…

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Prayer & Fasting

This morning we are looking at Isaiah once again, but now a chapter towards the end.  You may recall that as a whole book, I explained that it can be viewed as 2 parts, chapters 1 to 39, and then from chapter 40 to the end. As a whole, Isaiah addresses the Babylonian exile of…

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Sunlight and Street Lamps

Sunlight is said to be the best bleach and streetlamps the most effective police officers… Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 Luke 1:46b-55 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24 John 1:6-8; 19-28 Growing up here in Panama, I went to Boarding School in Chame. As a child, after playing games or skating on the basketball court, we’d head…