Sermons on Faith (Page 11)

Renewing your Faith

“Renewing Your Faith” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme, “New Strength for Faltering Faith” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 8, 2017   Psalm 40 1I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set […]

What’s New?

“What’s New?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. January 1, 2017     Revelation 21:1-6 1Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, […]

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 […]

Surprised by God’s Love

“Surprised by God’s Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 18, 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 […]

Where do you find Joy?

“Where Do You Find Joy?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. December 11, 2016  Matthew 1:18-25 18Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the […]

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 […]

When Hope is Born

“When Hope is Born” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 27, 2016   Psalm 130:5-8 5I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; 6 my soul waits for the Lord, more than those who watch for the morning, more than those who watch for the morning. […]

A Few Reasons for Thanksgiving

“A Few Reasons for Thanksgiving” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: Go and Do the Same Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 20, 2016     Psalm 46 1God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains […]

Go and Do the Same

“Go and Do the Same” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: Go and Do the Same Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 13, 2016     Luke 10:25-37 25Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26He said to him, […]