Sermons by Dr. Bruce Havens (Page 3)

The Spirit of Love

“The Spirit of Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: 4 Ways to Grow in Love Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. May 27, 2018   Romans 8:12-25 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh— 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will […]

Grapes or Gripes

“Grapes or Gripes” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Proving Resurrection Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 29, 2018   John 15:1-8 1“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more […]

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 […]

A Leap of Faith

“A Leap of Faith” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Proving Resurrection Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 8, 2018   John 20:19-31 19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus […]

April Fools?

“April Fools?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 1, 2018 Mark 16:1-8  (NRSV) 1 When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first […]

Palms, Parades, and Problems

“Palms, Parades, and Problems” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 25, 2018 John 12:12-16 12The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem.  13So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet […]

Death, Darkness, and Denial

“Death, Darkness, and Denial” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 18, 2018 John 12:20-36 20Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish […]

Life, Light, and Love

‘Life, Light, and Love’ a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. March 11, 2018 John 3:14-21 14And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. 16’For God […]