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Disturbing the Comfortable

Sermon for August 18, 2019 (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Disturbing the Comfortable” (Luke 12:49-56)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 51 “Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!”


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Disturbing the Comfortable (Podcast)

Sermon for August 18, 2019 (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Disturbing the Comfortable” (Luke 12:49-56)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 51 “Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!”

Git Ready…

Sermon for August 11, 2019 (Ninth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Git Ready…” (Luke 12:22-40)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 29 “What I’m trying to do here is get you to relax, not be so preoccupied with GETTING so you can respond to God’s GIVING.”


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Git Ready… (Podcast)

Sermon for August 11, 2019 (Ninth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Git Ready…” (Luke 12:22-40)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 29 “What I’m trying to do here is get you to relax, not be so preoccupied with GETTING so you can respond to God’s GIVING.”

Everything is Beautiful

Sermon for July 28, 2019 (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Vicar Alyce Keener

Today’s Message: “Everything is Beautiful”

From the Gospel of Luke: “To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst.” Luke 6:27-36

References:
“Everything is Beautiful” by Ray Stevens

The OTHER Serenity Prayer…

God, grant me the serenity to stop
beating myself up for not doing
things perfectly, the courage to
forgive myself because I’m working
on doing better, and the wisdom to
know that you already love me
just the way I am.

~unknown


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Finding Time

Sermon for July 21, 2019 (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Finding Time”

From the Gospel of Luke: “The Master said, ‘Martha, dear Martha, you’re fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing.’ ” (Luke 10:38-42)


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Seriously, Who is My Neighbor?

Sermon for July 14, 2019 (Fifth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Seriously, Who is My Neighbor?”

From the Gospel of Luke: “Looking for a loophole, he asked, ‘And just how would you define neighbor?’ ” (Luke 10:25-37)

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It is the Little Things

Sermon for July 07, 2019 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “It is the Little Things”

From the Gospel of Luke: “When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house. If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them…” (Luke 10:1-11)

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It is the Little Things (Podcast)

Sermon for July 07, 2019 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “It is the Little Things”

From the Gospel of Luke: “When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house. If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them…” (Luke 10:1-11)

The Cost of Being Faith Serious

Sermon for June 30, 2019 (Third Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “The Cost of Being Faith Serious”

From the Gospel of Luke: “Jesus said, ‘No procrastination. No backward looks. You can’t put God’s kingdom off till tomorrow. Seize the day.’ ” (Luke 9:51-62)

Referenced in sermon: [This week’s Message] https://gentlespirit.org/this-weeks-message-221/

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