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Sermons by “Rev. Darryl Thompson Powell”

Cosmos Sunday

This morning as we are in this season of creation and with today’s theme of “Cosmos,” I want to put a tag on our second lesson and for a moment – with your prayers – I want to talk about “Jesus Christ Preeminent.”

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15th Sunday After Pentecost

I want to take a moment and re-read a small portion of our Hebrews text: 15 Through him, then, let us continually offer a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name. 16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. I want to put a tag on this text and for a moment – with your prayers – I want to remind you that “It’s Not About Me.” It’s also not about you…

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10th Sunday After Pentecost

Last week I finally got around to watching the movie Zootopia. As I watched it, I couldn’t help think that it reflected the racial tension and political fears of our country today. I mentioned that to some friends and one of them said, “Yep. That’s why we really need to pray.” Another friend replied, “I’ve been praying. For over a year I’ve been praying that the police would stop shooting unarmed Black men, and look at how that turned out. God doesn’t want to answer my prayers.”…

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