Sermons on Faith (Page 12)

To Forgive

“To Forgive” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “The Power of Compassion” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. June 12, 2016   Luke 7:36 – 50 36One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37And a woman […]

To Reveal Christ

“To Reveal Christ” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “The Power of Compassion” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. June 5, 2016     Luke 7:11-17 11Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. 12As he approached the gate of the town, […]

Renewed Joy

“Renewed Joy” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Claim Your Blessing!” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. May 29, 2016     Psalm 96 1O sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. 2Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. 3Declare his glory among […]

Holy Love

“Holy Love” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Claim Your Blessing!” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. May 8, 2016       John 17:20-26 20”I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, 21that they may all be one. […]

Sacred Peace

“Sacred Peace” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Claim Your Blessing!” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. May 1, 2016       John 14:23-29 23Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with […]

The Power to Care for Creation

“The Power to Care for Creation” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 17, 2016       Genesis 1:1 – 28 1In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from […]

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, […]

Whensoever

Mark 12:38-44 Jesus Denounces the Scribes 38 As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! 40 They devour widows’ houses and […]

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 […]