Susan's Sermons

Sermonette : I am adopted as God’s child

May 5, 2020

Recently I preached this short sermon at my church on Zoom. It’s part of a series focussing on “whatever is true” (Philippians 4:8). I hope you find it a blessing.

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Book Review : The Other Brother

Book Review : The Other Brother

February 20, 2020

The Other Brother is a lovely story about what it means to be family. Families are more than a biological-related group of people living under one roof, but rather adults and children connected by love, acceptance and tolerance. Through the story, Penny Jaye shows us, in a delightful way, a family displaying these qualities. The…

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Freedom in Christ

I have been Adopted as God’s Child

July 23, 2018

I’m continuing the series on: How God Sees Us, which commenced here. As well as being born of God we are also adopted: “The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry,…

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Mu book review of The Sacrament of Happy

Book Review : The Sacrament of Happy

December 20, 2017

At the start of chapter five Lisa writes, “I have a pretty high energy level—some have even accused me of being hyper.” I laughed. Only four chapters in and I had worked that out. The Sacrament of Happy : What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded World is a high energy ride as Lisa…

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