Why We Think We Know Whom God Blesses

The Beatitudes are not prescriptions on how to be blessed. “I need to be poor in spirit (or just plain poor) so I can be blessed” misses the point and leads to some interesting interpretations of how to live the spiritual life. It can sometimes lead us...

Where Are the Other Nine?

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., on November 25, 2012. Luke 17:11-19 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he was going into a village, ten men who had...

Job: a Man in Full

A sermon delivered by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., on October 28, 2012. The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Then Job answered the Lord: 2“I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be...