Sermons by Rev. Victor Cyrus-Franklin (Page 2)

A New Commandment (John 13:31-35) // Sunday, May 15, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: John 13:31-35 (Common English Bible) 31 When Judas was gone, Jesus said, “Now the Human One[a] has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. 32 If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify the Human One[b] in himself and will glorify him immediately. 33 Little children, I’m with you for a little while longer. You will…

Reset the Table (John 21:15-19) // Sunday, May 1, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: John 21:15-19 (Common English Bible) 15 When they finished eating, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” Simon replied, “Yes, Lord, you know I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 Jesus asked a second time, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Simon replied, “Yes, Lord,…

Get Up (Luke 24:1-12) // Sunday, April 17, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: Luke 24:1-12 (Common English Bible) Very early in the morning on the first day of the week, the women went to the tomb, bringing the fragrant spices they had prepared. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in, they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 They didn’t know…

You Have to Commit (Romans 12:9-21) // Sunday, April 10, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: Romans 12:9-21 (Common English Bible) 9 Love should be shown without pretending. Hate evil, and hold on to what is good. 10 Love each other like the members of your family. Be the best at showing honor to each other. 11 Don’t hesitate to be enthusiastic—be on fire in the Spirit as you serve the Lord! 12 Be happy…

Joy in the Wilderness (Psalm 100) // Sunday, April 3, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: Psalm 100 (Common English Bible) Shout triumphantly to the Lord, all the earth!2     Serve the Lord with celebration! Come before him with shouts of joy!3 Know that the Lord is God—    he made us; we belong to him.[a]    We are his people,    the sheep of his own pasture.4 Enter his gates with thanks;    enter his courtyards with praise!    Thank him! Bless his name!5 Because the Lord is good,    his loyal…

Little Becomes Much (Matthew 15:32-39) // Sunday, March 27, 2022

Although we are back on-campus for worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: Matthew 15:32-39 (Common English Bible) 32 Now Jesus called his disciples and said, “I feel sorry for the crowd because they have been with me for three days and have nothing to eat. I don’t want to send them away hungry for fear they won’t have enough strength to travel.” 33 His disciples replied, “Where…

Love Will Work It Out (1 John 4:7-12) // Sunday, March 13, 2022

Although there is no on-campus worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12 (Common English Bible) 7 Dear friends, let’s love each other, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born from God and knows God. 8 The person who doesn’t love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how the love of God is revealed to us: God has sent…

The Water is Ready (Luke 4:1-13) // Sunday, March 6, 2022

Although there is no on-campus worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: Luke 4:1-13 (Common English Bible) Jesus returned from the Jordan River full of the Holy Spirit, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness. 2 There he was tempted for forty days by the devil. He ate nothing during those days and afterward Jesus was starving. 3 The devil said to him, “Since you are God’s…

A True Transformation (2 Corinthians 3:15-18) // Sunday, February 27, 2022

Although there is no on-campus worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 (Common English Bible) 12 So, since we have such a hope, we act with great confidence. 13 We aren’t like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites couldn’t watch the end of what was fading away. 14 But their minds were closed. Right up to the present day…

Back Together Again (Jeremiah 17:5-8) // Sunday, February 13, 2022

Although there is no on-campus worship, you, your family and friends may connect to our worship service on Zoom by clicking HERE or you can join us on YouTube at youtube.com/graceumcla! Summary: For the month of February, we will commemorate Black History Month with a sermon series that focuses on what it means to be true to our God and true to our roots as a people. The close of James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” charges us to be “true to our…