Dissolve Like Salt

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. Feb 24, 2019 Matthew 5:1-20 There is a scene in a Monty Python movie about Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Apparently it was difficult for the characters to hear what Jesus was saying.  Big crowd, no sound system. I’ve shared it before. I’ll likely always…

Praying for Perfection

A  sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho and Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Caldwell, Idaho February 23, 2014 Matthew 5:38-48 “There are six hundred passages of explicit violence in the Hebrew Bible, one thousand verses where God’s own violent actions of punishment are described, a hundred passages where Yahweh expressly commands…

Kingdom of Blessedness

A sermon preached by Marci Glass at Southminster Presbyterian in Boise, Idaho on February 9, 2014. Matthew 5:1-20 This morning we heard the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount. I heard the choir sang a beautiful version of the Beatitudes last Sunday. The rest of the sermon on the mount will take up our…