Thanks for checking out “Sermon Central,” sermons preached from the pulpit of Central Congregational Church. Remember that a sermon is an oral event. Sermons are written to be heard, not read. So as you read please try to hear the voice of the particular preacher sharing the message. That should help the words come off the page and convey spiritual truth to your heart and mind. Of course many of the sermons are now available as a podcast, so you can actually hear the voice of the preacher. Most of all, may you hear God’s “still, small voice” speaking to you.

God bless you on your sacred journey!

 

    Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church November 10, 2019   I Corinthians 13  (used at many weddings, but written to a congregation of Christ-followers) If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have […]

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Word of God, Word of Men?

     Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Oct. 27, 2019   II Timothy 3:14-17 14But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 15and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ […]

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On Faith/Doubt

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Oct. 20, 2019 John 20:19-31   This passage tells of the very first Easter Sunday. Sunday is called here, “The first day of the week.” In ancient days it was. People worked 6 days, rested on Saturday and went back to work on Sunday.  Our calendars today still […]

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Trusting What God Says

Oct. 6, 2019 Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church John 11:17-27 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their brother. When Martha heard that Jesus was […]

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Mindfulness in Christ

  Series: Mindful Christians Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church September 22, 2019   Ephesians 2:1-10 You were dead through the trespasses and sins 2in which you once lived, following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work among those who are disobedient. 3All […]

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Check Your Gauges!

Check Your Gauges! Series: Mindful Christians Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Sept. 15, 2019   Mark 12:28-34 28One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: […]

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Mindful Christianity

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Sept. 8, 2019 Isaiah 6:1-8   Our scripture lesson this morning is from the Prophet Isaiah. Many of the books of the prophets contain a “Call Story”, a time in their lives when God spoke very clearly to them that they had a special job to do. Let’s […]

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                Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Sept. 1, 2019 Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite […]

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Francisco’s “Farewell Sunday”

Tributes for Francisco Fernandez & Taide Prieto  Aug. 25, 2019   Pastor Rich Knight Ginnie Hall asked me if I was going to preach this Sunday. I told her that I would be giving a very short message. She then suggested that I get the word out about that, because it might be a drawing […]

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Series: “Going to the Beach with God” Because big things happen on beaches in the Bible!   Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church July 7, 2019 Exodus 14 The traditional date for the Exodus is around 1450 BC., Although many scholars today favor a later date. 13th Century BC. Some scholars believe the body of […]

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