Sermons on the First Readings
Series III, Cycle C
Derl G. Keefer, David J. Kalas, Stephen P. McCutchan, Chrysanne Timm, R. Kevin Mohr

Price: $37.95

ISBN: 0788026194
Size: 5.5x8.5
Pages: 426
If you want a new perspective on the ancient texts of the Hebrew scriptures, this comprehensive collection of inspirational messages based on the first readings from Cycle C of the Revised Common Lectionary is an invaluable resource. Five distinguished preachers explore passages from the Old Testament and the book of Acts that chronicle the work of the prophets and the apostles, and show how God uses them to help us see beyond a depressing past and a disappointing present to a better future. Drawing on diverse backgrounds and perspectives, this set of sermons for each Sunday and major celebration throughout the entire church year offers rich food for the spiritual journey, and inspires readers to grasp that despite our sinful nature, God has not given up on us and is always with us.

This essential resource is useful for:

ᆬ Fresh homiletical approaches to the lectionary texts
ᆬ Inspiring preaching illustrations and sermon starters
ᆬ Understanding scripture passages
ᆬ Bible study and discussion groups
ᆬ Personal devotions and inspirational reading

Some of the captivating sermons included in this collection are:

ᆬ Finding Redemption in the Midst of Judgment
ᆬ Hidden Potential
ᆬ Lessons from a Hurricane
ᆬ Anatomy of a Testimony
ᆬ The Gospel According to Pronouns
ᆬ A Tale of Two Peters
ᆬ The Naaman Syndrome
ᆬ When the Fruit Is Spoiled
ᆬ Parenting - Not for the Faint of Heart!
ᆬ In the Potter's Hands
ᆬ Not Another Rerun!
ᆬ Thanksgiving Is Nine-Tenths of Possession
   ...and many more!