My People

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho July 22, 2018 Ruth 1 The Book of Ruth begins by telling us the story took place during the time of the Judges, which is the book immediately before Ruth in the Bible. The Book of Judges ends with this: “In those days there was…

Half Alive

Luke 10:25-37 A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho March 5, 2017 Who is our neighbor? For the writers of Leviticus, quoted by the lawyer trying to test Jesus, your neighbor was the Israelite man who lived next to you and who submitted himself to the Law and the Holiness Codes. You…

The Neighbor

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church on January 12, 2014 by Marci Auld Glass. John 1: 1-18 Sirach 24 I suspect that many of you are not familiar with the Book of the Wisdom of Sirach, and that is for good reason. It isn’t actually in your bibles. It isn’t considered scripture in the…