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Sermons by Ed Shaw

Do our lives puzzle those around us? (1 Peter 2:11-17)

1 Peter 2:11-17 (NIV) 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. 12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. 13 Submit yourselves…

What is God’s master plan? (1 Peter 2:4-10)

1 Peter 2:4-10 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion,     a chosen…

How should our “new birth into a living hope” transform us? (1 Peter 1:22-2:3)

1 Peter 1:22-2:3 (NIV) 22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. 23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. 24 For, “All people are like grass,     and all their glory is…

Psalm 32

Psalm 32 (NIV) Of David. A maskil. 1 Blessed is the one     whose transgressions are forgiven,     whose sins are covered. 2 Blessed is the one     whose sin the Lord does not count against them     and in whose spirit is no deceit. 3 When I kept silent,     my bones wasted away     through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night     your hand…

Psalm 31

Psalm 31 (NIV) For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;     let me never be put to shame;     deliver me in your righteousness. 2 Turn your ear to me,     come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge,     a strong fortress to save me. 3 Since you are my…

Psalm 30

Psalm 30 A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple. Of David. 1 I will exalt you, Lord,     for you lifted me out of the depths     and did not let my enemies gloat over me. 2 Lord my God, I called to you for help,     and you healed me. 3 You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the…

Easter Sunday (Revelation 1:9-20)

Revelation 1:9-20  (NIV) John’s Vision of Christ 9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. 10 On the Lord’s Day I was in the Spirit, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet, 11 which…