Sermon Archive

Shafts of Light, XI: Raoul Wallenberg

Date: July 11, 2021

Bible Text: Psalm 10 |

Why, O Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? The wicked sit in ambush in the villages; in hiding places they murder the innocent. Their eyes stealthily watch for the helpless; they seize the poor and drag them off in their

Shafts of Light, V: Anne Frank

Date: May 30, 2021

Bible Text: Psalm 118 |

A Song of Victory O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;     his steadfast love endures forever! Out of my distress I called on the Lord;     the Lord answered me and set me in a broad place. With the Lord on my side I

Shafts of Light, IV: Corrie ten Boom

Date: May 9, 2021

Bible Text: Psalm 46 |

The Psalms have been with us for literally millennia. But just recently, scholar Robert Alter who teaches Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley offered up a new translation of the Psalms into English which reviewers say capture the simplicity, the physicality, and the