Sermons on Luke

It’s Not Under the Tree

“It’s Not Under the Tree” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 23, 2018   Luke 2:1-20 1In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.  3 All went to […]

The Return Department

“The Return Department” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 30, 2018 Luke 2:41-52 41Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43When the festival was ended and they started […]

When the Body Rises Up

“When the Body Rises Up” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Proving Resurrection Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 15, 2018 Luke 24: 36-48 36While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a […]

Where Joy Comes From

“Where Joy Comes From” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 17, 2017 Luke 2:1-20 1In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3All went to their own […]

The Market God

“The Market God” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Time for a New Reformation” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 15, 2017   Luke 10:1-9 10After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. […]

Us Too

“Us Too” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. May 7, 2017     Luke 24:13-49 13Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15While they were talking […]

A Mother’s Love

“A Mother’s Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme, “Tell Me a Love Story” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. February 26, 2017     Luke 2:41-52 41 Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual […]

Your Christmas Gift

“Your Christmas Gift” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 25, 2016 Luke 2:1-20  nrsv 1In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3All went to their own […]

A Night that changed Everything

“A Night That Changed Everything” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 24, 2016   Luke 2:1-20   NRSV   1In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered.  2This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3All […]

In Search of Peace

“In Search of Peace” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 4, 2016 Isaiah 9:2-7 2The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. 3You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they […]