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Sermons by Ed Shaw

How only God’s Word makes sense of… Brokenness

Romans 3:10-20 “There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands;  there is no one who seeks God. All have turned away,     they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good,     not even one.”  “Their throats are open graves;     their tongues practice deceit.” “The poison of vipers…

Who are you living for? (Luke 12:35-48)

Watchfulness 35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. Truly I tell you, he…

What does success look like? (Luke 12:13-21)

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” 16 And he told…

Comfort for the Weary (Isaiah 40:25-31)

Isaiah 40:25-31 (NIV) 25 “To whom will you compare me?     Or who is my equal?” says the Holy One. 26 Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens:     Who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one     and calls forth each of them by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength,…

Comfort for Cynics (Isaiah 40:12-24)

12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand,     or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket,     or weighed the mountains on the scales     and the hills in a balance? 13 Who can fathom the Spirit of the Lord,     or…