Sermon: The Desolate Land Yields Fruit

This sermon was preached in Dawson Creek, BC, and Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Sunday September 26. THE DESOLATE LAND YIELDS FRUIT A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “Thus says the Lord Jehovih to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities [Read More...]

The Importance of Context

Phew.  It’s been a busy summer.  Now that school has started up again and I’m starting to have a regular schedule, I plan to start blogging more again. I’ve been researching in the Writings for a sermon on humility.  In my research I was reminded of a passage on humility that used to really bother [Read More...]

“Love in Human Form”

From Arcana Coelestia n. 4735: The Lord’s Human, after it was glorified or made Divine, cannot be thought of as human, but as the Divine love in human form; and this so much the more than the angels, who, when they appear (as seen by me), appear as forms of love and charity under the [Read More...]

The Lord In Everything

Last week I posted a quote that I love from True Christian Religion, which says, “God alone acts; man permits himself to be acted upon, and cooperates to all appearance as if of himself, although interiorly from God” (TCR 588).  To me, everything comes down to this.  When I am able to get some kind [Read More...]

Sermon: “My Lord and My God”

This is a sermon I gave at the Olivet New Church in Toronto on April 11, 2010. Readings: Isaiah 43:1-11; John 20:19-29; Apocalypse Revealed 469 MY LORD AND MY GOD A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “And Thomas answered and said to Him, ‘My Lord and my God.’  Jesus said to him, ‘Because you [Read More...]


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