Author Archives: Matthew Hoskinson

Let Your Kingdom Come

Today we come to the culmination of Kingdom Month, but we haven’t addressed a question that you might have wondered about. What exactly is this Kingdom? The passage we consider this morning offers insight into this question, and helps us … Continue reading

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Consecration Sunday

Throughout the month of September our church has prayed, fasted, and thought deeply about what it would mean for us to invest ourselves in God’s work here on earth. We’ve considered investing our time into relationships, investing our gifts into … Continue reading

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Hallowed Be Your Name

Today’s passage begins with what might appear to be a pretty dark statement: “the end of all things is near.” It may evoke images of a rumpled street preacher with a sandwich board hung from his neck announcing coming destruction … Continue reading

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Light of the World—TLC version

Some of you know that I wrote a song earlier this year to go along with our church’s theme for 2016, “Light of the World.” We’ve sung it a number of times as a congregation, and I think it’s catching … Continue reading

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Our Father in Heaven

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to take a look at one of the best-known passages in the New Testament, a text we call the Lord’s prayer. Lord willing, each Sunday I’ll take one phrase at a time and pick a passage that helps … Continue reading

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