Sermon Archives

Paul E. Ellis Jackson
04/23/2017

Journey to the Table: Finding New Life

Journey to the Table: Finding New Life A sermon for University Congregational Church Sunday, April 23, 2017 Pastor Paul E. Ellis Jackson Traditional Word Ezekiel 37New International Version (NIV) The Valley of Dry Bones 37 The hand of the LORD was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and […]

03/12/2017

Journey to the Jordan: Early Jewish Baptism

Journey to the Jordan: Early Jewish Baptism A sermon for University Congregational Church, Wichita, Kansas Sunday, March 12, 2017 Traditional Word Psalm 26:6-8 NRSV 6 I wash my hands in innocence, and go around your altar, O Lord, 7 singing aloud a song of thanksgiving, and telling all your wondrous deeds. 8 O Lord, I […]

12/25/2016

The Gift–Christmas Day 2016

“The Gift” A Sermon for University Congregational Church Sunday, December 25, 2016—Christmas Morning Paul E. Ellis Jackson Traditional Word For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. –Isaiah 9:6 Contemporary Word It […]

10/16/2016

“The Path: Humanity”

THE PATH-HUMANITY A sermon for University Congregational Church Sunday, October 16, 2016 Paul E. Ellis Jackson Traditional Word: From Psalm 51 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right[b] spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the […]

09/04/2016

Building on Shalom–Living the Promise

Building on Shalom—Living the Promise A Sermon for University Congregational Church By: Paul E. Ellis Jackson Sunday, September 4, 2016 Traditional Word 1 Corinthians 13New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Gift of Love 13 If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong […]

06/26/2016

A Theology of Hope

A THEOLOGY OF HOPE–A Sermon for University Congregational Church by Paul E. Ellis Jackson In ancient Greece there were two brothers named Epimetheus and Prometheus. They upset the gods and annoyed the most powerful of all Gods, Zeus, in particular. This was not the first time humans had upset Zeus, and once before, as punishment, […]

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