[Student Sermon by Edmund A. Steimle]

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Edmund A. Steimle delivers a sermon from Luke chapter 11 titled “Sentimentality or Religion”. In the sermon he discusses sentimental religion as one that looks and feels like the real thing.

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00:00:05 Edmund A. Steimle talks about his son buying a pen and how he tried to write with it but it didn’t work. Talks about how a lot that walks around labeled religion is like that. It looks like the real thing it feels like the real thing but it just doesn’t work.

00:00:38 Talks about how Jesus ran across it one day and just finished a sermon and a woman who responded and felt sentimental about his teaching.

00:01:27 Talks about how Jesus responds to the woman.

00:04:49 Talks about another kind of sentimentality action which has no relation to God.

00:09:12 Talks about the task of the church is to help people recover conviction about God.

00:13:03 Talks about how the Christian Religion is far more than just a set of principles for living, it is good news about God.

00:14:46 Audio ends.


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