Seated in the Heavenlies – Karl Barth’s July 26, 1914 Sermon

Karl Barth’s sermon from July 26, 1914 (just days after Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum to Serbia and just days before World War I finally erupted), is a reflection on the seeming incongruence of Ephesians 2:4-7 – and especially the idea that God has set us in the heavenly realm with Jesus – with the fearful turbulence of the times.

“The Promises of Genesis and the Modern Christian” – a sermon on Genesis 12:1-3

What is it that the people of God can and should expect as the benefit of being the people of God. This sermon seeks an answer to that question by examining the Promise passages from Genesis and grouping them into four categories: land, descendants, protection, and reputation.