Sermons by Dr. Bruce Havens

My Light and My Salvation

“My Light and My Salvation” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Lent – a Journey of Hope, Faith, and Love” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 17, 2019   Psalm 27 1The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?  The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? […]

A Journey of Hope

“A Journey of Hope” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Lent – Journey of Hope, Faith, and Love” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 10, 2019   Deuteronomy 26:1-11 1When you have come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and […]

A Transfigured Faith

“A Transfigured Faith” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 3, 2019   Luke 9:28-43 28Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. 29And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and […]

A Holy God

“A Holy God” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. February 24, 2019   Psalm 99  NRSV 1The Lord is king; let the peoples tremble!  He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake! 2The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples. 3Let them praise your great and awesome name. Holy […]

Winning at Love

 “Winning at Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. February 3, 2019   1 Corinthians 13:1-13 1If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries […]

The Year of the Lord’s Favor

“The Year of the Lord’s Favor” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme, “4 New Year Blessings” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 27, 2019   Luke 4:14-21 14Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. 15He began […]

Fountain of Life and Light

“Fountain of Life and Light” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme, “4 New Year Blessings” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 20, 2019   Psalm 36:1-10 1Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in their hearts;      there is no fear of God before their eyes. 2For they flatter themselves in their own eyes […]

Ransomed by Love

“Ransomed by Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme, “4 New Year Blessings” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 13, 2019   Scripture: Isaiah 43:1-7 1But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have […]

A Multitude of Camels?

“A Multitude of Camels?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 6, 2019   Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-6 1Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. 2For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory […]

Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens First Sunday of Advent December 2, 2018   Prelude                                   We invite you to take time for silence.   Chimes   The Bells _                                                                                                      Psalm 150           Hallelujah! Yes, praise the Lord! Praise him in his Temple and in the heavens he made with mighty power. 2 Praise him for his mighty […]