Sermons by Dr. Bruce Havens (Page 15)

Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens First Sunday of Advent The Meaning of the service When John the Baptizer was asked who he was, he replied, “I am the voice of the one shouting in the desert, ‘Prepare the way of God’.” Dear friends we gather here to prepare a place for our Lord. We are in […]

Deserving Thanks

“Deserving Thanks” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens BASED ON THE THEME: “TRUSTING IN THE PROMISE” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 22, 2015 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 1Now it is not necessary for me to write you about the ministry to the saints, 2 for I know your eagerness, which is the subject of my boasting […]

Promise of Blessing

“Promise of Blessing” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens BASED ON THE THEME: “TRUSTING IN THE PROMISE” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 25, 2015 Jeremiah 29:10b-14 NRSV 10I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. 11 For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, […]

Remembering the Promises

“Remembering the Promises” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens BASED ON THE THEME: “TRUSTING IN THE PROMISE” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 1, 2015 Deuteronomy 6:1-9 1Now this is the commandment—the statutes and the ordinances—that the LORD your God charged me to teach you to observe in the land that you are about to cross […]

God Re-Formed?

“God Re-Formed?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens BASED ON THE THEME: “TRUST IN THE PROMISE” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 25, 2015 Jeremiah 31:7-14 NRSV 7For thus says the LORD: Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob, and raise shouts for the chief of the nations; proclaim, give praise, and say, “Save, O LORD, your […]

A Worry-Free Life

“A Worry-Free Life” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens BASED ON THE THEME: “JESUS AND MONEY” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 18, 2015   Matthew 6:24-34 NRSV 24“No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. […]

Don’t Choke on Camels

“Don’t Choke on Camels” a message by Dr. Bruce to haven BASED ON THE THEME: “JESUS AND MONEY” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 11, 2015 Matthew 23:23-24 nrsv 23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy […]

Smart Money?

“Smart Money?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 4, 2015 Luke 16:1-14 NRSV 1Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What […]

Treasure for Sale?

“Treasure for Sale?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. September 27, 2015 Mark 10:17-30 NRSV 17As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18Jesus said to him, “Why do you […]

FAITH to the 3rd Power!

“Faith3” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens THEME: A FAITH THAT WORKS Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. September 20, 2015 Micah 6:1-4, 6-8 NRSV 1Hear what the LORD says: Rise, plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice. 2Hear, you mountains, the controversy of the LORD, and you enduring foundations of […]