Sermons

“Lord, open our hearts and our minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen.”

We pray that you will be inspired and challenged as you listen to the sermons below, and that you will grow in your walk with the Lord. If you would like to learn more or share a prayer request, feel free to contact us here.

On this International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, we look at the story of the first recorded Christian martyr. The stoning of Stephen offers a dramatic example of…

Father’s Day

June 20, 2021
Fathers are intended by God to teach us some specific, important things about God. Today we look at these lessons that come from having a father and from being a…
Jeremiah was called to prophesy during the darkest days of Israel, the days leading up to the fall of Jerusalem and the people's exile in Babylon. Although Jeremiah couldn't prevent…
Normally, we tend to think of our work as falling under two categories: (1) There's the work we do to earn money to live on; and (2) the mundane stuff…

Trinity Sunday

May 30, 2021
Trinity Sunday on the Church calendar is when we review the ways God has acted and revealed himself as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Today we review the classic Christian…

Pentecost Sunday

May 23, 2021
On Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, the birthday of the Church, and the possibility of life in its utter fulness that is now available for…
[audio mp3="http://melrosechurchky.org/wp-content/uploads/sermons/2021/06/2021-05-16.mp3"][/audio] Christ's Ascension is one of the core affirmations of the Apostle's Creed, and has always b een regarded by Christians as a vital part of the story of…
The love of mothers, the ache they feel in wanting their children's lives to go well for them, is one image we find in the Bible for God's love for…

Hospitality

May 2, 2021
It's easy to hear the word "Hospitality" and think of good hospitality as serving nice cookies with a nice cup of tea.  But hospitality is a much richer idea, and…
Nicodemus comes to Jesus having figured out some important things about him, and he asks for Jesus's confirmation. But Jesus seemingly keeps refusing to engage with Nicodemus's points. In truth,…
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