Rainbow City First United Methodist Church
By Rainbow City First United Methodist Church
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Discover the sermons preached at Rainbow City First United Methodist Church in Rainbow City, Ala. Our pastor, the Rev. Dr. R. Brandon Harris, and other guest preachers explore topics that inspire our faith and challenge us for faithfulness. As we receive the word of God through the reading of Scripture, the proclamation of the sermon, and the ministry of the Holy Spirit, we receive grace to follow the Word more closely in our own discipleship.
||CleanLearning to Dream Like God||Ephesians 1:8b-23 | In a world being turned upside down by the power of the gospel, knowing the kind of God who is God is an essential prerequisite to being able to live into the world that is coming into being.||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Risen Lord and a Risen People||Matthew 28:1-15 | Will we have the same courage, the courage to live as risen people, to live with a faith that flouts the power of death in lives unashamedly committed to the way of Christ in the world—the way of manna and mercy, the way of love an||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Foretaste of the Feast to Come||Luke 22:14-30 |||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod’s Surprise||Luke 2:21-40 | In Jesus we get the greatest surprise. God, the biggest deal who ever was, chooses not to behave like a big deal. He chooses not to threaten and harm and harass and exploit. Rather, he chooses to love and to show mercy, even to his fi||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA New Wilderness School||Amos 7:1-9 |||4/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransplanting Egypt||1 Kings 10:14-22; 11:1-6 | After entering into God’s promises and receiving his promised land, Israel’s leaders set about recreating Egypt. This comes to a head with Solomon, whose excesses cause Israel to collapse under its own oppressi||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod’s Covenant Gift and the People’s Response||Deuteronomy 6:1-15 | The covenant is a gift that is given as mercy and received by mercy. It is the means by which God saves us from our own foolishness and invites us into the way of life that is reflective of his kingdom. The right response of peo||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Wilderness School||Exodus 16:1-5, 12-21 | In the wilderness, God’s people have an opportunity for us to discover what’s next in God’s future and how we are called to be a part of that. They are like schools that teach us how to live as God’s covenant peopl||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Pyramids||Exodus 1:1-14 | The promise of the Scriptures is that God has the power to topple our pyramids. And he will not finally allow the pharaohs of the world to stand in the way of his work of liberation, justice, and redemption. And if we’re wise to that||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Hope of Creation||Isaiah 58:1-12 | God has chosen a world in which there is abundance for all and there is love for all and in which all worship God and work together toward his way of life for the world. This is a world of justice, of mercy, of peace, and of abundan||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|