Redwoods Presbyterian Church

110 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, California 94939 – (415) 924-4832

Sermons

The Rev. Cornel Barnett presented the sermons below to the Redwoods congregation during Sunday worship. Please click on the date indicated to view the sermon in PDF format.

2014
01.05.14 Journey of the Magi
01.12.14 Massacre Morality and Mandela
01.19.14 All About Jesus
01.26.14 Matchmaker
02.02.14 Life-giving Water
02.09.14 Luminous Experiences
02.16.13 We Shall Overcome
03.09.14 The devil made me do it
03.16.14 We Are the World
03.30.14 The Tempter Returns To No Avail
04.13.14 Palms Peace and Passion

2013
01.13.13 Tolstoy, Baptism and New Year
01.20.27 Wine of the Shrine
01.27.13 Christ and the Joy of Service
02.10.13 And God Said Listen
02.24.13 Jesus and the Oscars
03.03.13 Celebrating the Gifts of Women
03.10.13 Into the Abyss
03.17.13 The Judas Ingredient
03.24.13 A Joyful Glimpse
03.31.13 Joyfully Surprised
04.07.13 A Story of Empowerment
04.21.13 Reflections of a Preacher and Green Investor
04.28.13 Hearing God in Nature Scout Sunday
05.05.13 Reading the Bible with Immigrant Eyes
05.12.13 Jesus and His Mother
05.26.13 Memorial Day Weekend Conversation with a Marine Corps Veteran
06.02.13 Good Vibrations
06.09.13 Affirm Life
06.16.13 A Merciful God
06.23.13 Healing
06.30.13 Finding God
07.14.13 Sealed in Christ
07.21.13 Hitler’s Church Unmasked
07.28.13 Faith in the 1960s and Beyond
08.04.13 In God We Trust
09.01.13 For me, it’s work
09.08.13 Follow me
09.15.13 Walls
09.22.13 Words
10.06.13 Thanksgiving and Encouragement
10.13.13 Gratitude
10.27.13 Power Change
11.17.13 Blessed are the Blessed
12.01.13 First Sunday of Advent Homily
12.08.13 Noel Noel
12.15.13 Are you the one who is to come

2012
01.08.12 Journey of the Magi
01.22.12 Metanoia
01.29.12 Reaffirming the Spirit of Baptism
02.05.12 The Synergy of Prayer
02.19.12 Spiritual Identity
02.26.12 Lent 1 Temptation
03.11.12 Lent 2 Contemplating Death
03.25.12 Lent 3 Self-hatred
04.01.12 Palm Passion Sunday
04.08.12 Easter Passion Flowers
04.22.12 Earth Day Sea Life
04.29.12 Be Prepared Scout Sunday
05.13.12 Loving in spite of
05.20.12 Jesus Prays for Us
06.10.12 We Are Family
06.17.12 Faradic Fathers
06.24.12 Owning Our Faith
07.01.12 Your Faith Has Made You Well
07.08.12 Hometown Blues
08.12.12 Imitating God
08.19.12 Nailing It with God
09.02.12 Love Your Neighbor
09.09.12 Surfing God and Church
09.16.12 Who Am I
09.23.12 Praising and Rejoicing
10.07.12 Good News of Peacemaking
10.21.12 God Says Yes
11.04.12 All you need is love and a good meal
11.11.12 Anticipating Stewardship
11.18.12 Gracias
11.25.12 Jesus Rules OK
12.02.12 Advent 1 Homily

2011
01.02.11 Privilege of the Prologue
01.09.11 Remember and Rejoice
01.16.11 Focused, Joyful and Responsible
01.23.11 Light in the Dark
01.30.11 Sermon on the Mountains
02.06.11 Salt of the Earth and Light of the World
02.13.11 You Have Heard But
03.06.11 Listening for Lent
04.03.11 The Blame Game
04.10.11 Lent and Lazarus’s Resurrection
04.17.11 Palm Passion Sunday
04.22.11 Holy Friday Truly I Tell You Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise
04.24.11 Eco-Easter
05.01.11 God Loved the World So God Sent You
05.08.11 The Unseen Guest
05.29.11 Memorial Day and the Ambiguity of War
06.12.11 Spirit of the Living God
06.19.11 Blessing
06.26.11 Welcome
07.03.11 Citizen and Christian
07.31.11 You Give Them Something to Eat
08.07.11 Staying Focused
08.21.11 Who Do You Say That I Am
08.28.11 You Must Be Kidding
09.04.11 If at First You Don’t Succeed
09.11.11 Remembrance, Penitence and Hope Litany and Sermon
09.18.11 Do All the Good You Can
09.25.11 Speaking for the Author of Life
10.02.11 The Kaleidoscopic Church Part 1
10.16.11 The Kaleidoscopic Church Part 2
10.23.11 The Kaleidoscopic Church Part 3
10.30.11 The Kaleidoscopic Church Part 4
11.06.11 This Little Light of Mine
11.27.11 Awake and Watchful
12.11.11 Testify to the Light
12.18.11 My Soul Magnifies the Lord

2010
01.03.10 Christmas Hymn Stories
01.10.10 Water and Fire
01.17.10 The Black Notes
01.24.10 Haiti and Healing
01.31.10 The Psalms and Psalm 23
02.07.10 Coping with Crises and Grief
02.14.10 Love is Listening
02.21.10 Strong and Stable
02.28.10 Jerusalem Jerusalem
03.07.10 Celebrating the Gifts of Women
03.14.10 Second Chances
03.21.10 Killjoy
03.28.10 Palm Passion Vignettes
04.04.10 Easter The Embrace
04.11.10 Signs
04.18.10 Sacred Oceans and Seas
05.02.10 Climate Change Conversion
05.09.10 Help
05.16.10 Mack Truck Missionaries
05.23.10 Pentecost
05.30.10 The Trinity What We Believe about God Jesus and the Holy Spirit
06.06.10 Compassion and Life
06.13.10 Jesus and the 2010 Soccer World Cup – Coaching
06.20.10 Jesus and the 2010 Soccer World Cup – Players to Watch
06.27.10 Jesus and the 2010 Soccer World Cup – Goal
07.04.10 July 4 and the 2010 Soccer World Cup
07.10.10 Dave, the Wave and the Giant Kahuna
07.18.10 Viva Espana Viva Jesus
07.25.10 Connections Role Models
08.01.10 Connections – Friends
08.08.10 Sermon Meditation on the Beatitudes
08.22.10 Out of the Box
08.29.10 Sermon Meditation on the Lord’s Prayer
09.05.10 Sermon Meditation on the Lord’s Prayer (Part 2)
09.12.10 Rock Solid Faith
09.19.10 Sermon Meditation on the Lord’s Prayer (Part 3)
09.26.10 The Will of God
10.03.10 Peace, Peace
10.10.10 The Harvest of the Spirit
10.24.10 The Age of Inspiration and Action
11.28.10 Seeking the Mountain Top
12.05.10 Be Prepared
12.12.10 Birth of a Ministry
12.19.10 Fully Human Fully God