An Index of Sermons based upon texts from
The New Testament

preached at the
Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Glen Arm, Maryland  USA
by Pete Haynes






Matthew 1:18-25

"Witness to Withness" (mp3)
Witnesses of the Nativity: Mary & Joseph (no ms)
"Breaking a Resolution"
"God with us: a threat or a promise"

Matthew 2:1-12

"Elway, Clayton, and Vince" (revisited) - text version, .mp3 audio
"Acting upon what we perceive" (mp3)
"Witnesses of the Nativity: the Magi" (no ms)
"Voyagers, not voyeurs"
"Elway, Clayton, and Vince"
"Perceiving the Star"

Matthew 2:13-23

"Listening to and following the dream" (mp3)
"The Truth Beyond the Facts"

Matthew 3:1-12

"Ready, aim, bear fruit" (mp3)
"Dream, Dream, Dream"

Matthew 3:13-17

"Forgiven and Commissioned" (mp3)
"Do you hear?"
"Not about you..."

Matthew 4:1-11 (synoptic comparisons)

"Dealing with Temptation"
"Go Fast" (no ms)

Matthew 4:12-22

"Fish Tales"

Matthew 5:1-7:29

"Sermon on the Mount Sunday"

Matthew 5:3-6

Untitled  (no notes)
(Beatitudes series, part 1)

Matthew 5:6-8

"The Blessing of Choice"
(Beatitudes series, part 2)

Matthew 5:9-12

"Transfigured Curses"
(Beatitudes series, part 3)

Matthew 5:13

"Salt of the Earth"

Matthew 5:14-16

"More than we can handle ... alone" (mp3) - Ben Barlow

Matthew 5:21-32

"A Real Valentine Verse"

Matthew 5:33-37

"Integrity is More Than Just a Word"
(10 Commandments series)

Matthew 6:9

"Dad, can I have the car keys?"

Matthew 6:19-24

"A Fire in the Belly"
(10 Commandments series)

Matthew 6:24-34

"Distressing the furniture" (mp3 audio)

Matthew 9:9-13

"Not sacrifice, but mercy"

Matthew 9:18-26

"Come and lay your hand on her"
(no notes, telling the story as Jairus)

Matthew 9:35-10:14

"Be briefed"

Matthew 10:24-39

"When your hair stands up" (mp3 audio)

Matthew 10:40-42

"Just a cup of cold water"

Matthew 11:2-11

"The Holy Way" (mp3)

Matthew 11:7-11

"Lost and Found"

Matthew 11:20-30

"Learning the unforced rhythms of grace"

Matthew 11:28-30

"The Yoke of Peace"

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

"Fertile Ground"
"Which Soil are We?"

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

"In the field of the Lord" (no notes)

Matthew 13:31-22, 44-52

"The Mustard Seed Conspiracy"
"Entrusted Treasure"

Matthew 14:13-21

"And all ate ... and were filled"
"Full" (no ms)

Matthew 14:22-33

"After…" (mp3 audio)
"When you can’t stand ... walk to Jesus" (no ms)
"Rockin' the boat"

Matthew 15:1-9

"So that your days may be long?"
(10 Commandments series)

Matthew 15:1-20

"What ‘defiles’ a person"

Matthew 16:13-23

"Binding and loosing"
"the stone of fear"
"Larry's Church" (a story sermon)

Matthew 17:1-9 (synoptic comparisons)

"Mountain Men" (mp3)
"What do we say?"
"Coming down the Mountain"
"Roller Coaster or Merry-go-round?" (no ms)

Matthew 20:1-16

"A Jubilee of Justice"

Matthew 21:1-11 (and parallels)

"Back on top" (no ms)

Matthew 21:23-32

"By what authority?"

Matthew 21:28-32

"Like a Comfortable, Old Couch"
(a story sermon)

Matthew 21:33-46

"A Vineyard Love Song"
(World Communion Sunday)

Matthew 22:1-14

"Known for those who are included instead of those excluded "
"The Wedding Banquet"

Matthew 22:15-22

"A coin and a mirror" (no ms)

Matthew 22:34-40

"A Step Beyond"

Matthew 23:1-12

"By this you shall know" (no ms)

Matthew 23:23-24

"Blest be the Tithe that Binds"

Matthew 24:36-44

"When yawn overpowers dawn" (mp3)
"New Glasses"

Matthew 25:1-13

"That Which Cannot Be Borrowed"

Matthew 25:14-30

"A peace no thief can steal"
"How do you see God?"

Matthew 25:31-46

"Untitled"  (no notes)
"The Stewardship of our Relationships"

Matthew 26:36-46

"A Drinking Prayer" (mp3)  (order of worship)

Matthew 27:11-26

"Pilate - God’s instrument of justice?"

Matthew 28:1-10

"A Rising Prayer" (mp3)  (order of worship)

Matthew 28:5-10, 16-20

"A lot of Go-ing going on"

Matthew 28:16-20

"In the name of the Father" (mp3)  (order of worship)
"On a clear day" (study notes only)


Mark 1:1-8

"Making the Connection"

Mark 1:35

"Wide-eyed by starlight"

Mark 1:9-15

"Immediately" (mp3)
"Responding with a clear conscience"

"Is there time"

Mark 1:14-20

"Shifting and gifting" (no ms)

Mark 1:16-20

"Goin' Fishin'"

Mark 1:21-28

"A Cleansing Silence" (mp3)

Mark 1:29-39

"That is what I came to do"

Mark 1:40-45

"Touching the Untouchable" (mp3)

Mark 2:1-12

"When you welcome Jesus into your home"
"The one who forgives sin"

Mark 4:35-41

"When the storm swamps the boat"

Mark 5:21-43

"Just believe"

Mark 6:30-46

"A Lonely Place ... a Crowded Shore"

Mark 7:1-23

"Germs and Sin"

Mark 8:27-38

"Back to the drawing board" (mp3)
"By Another Name"

Mark 9:2-9  (synoptic comparisons)

"But we don’t live there" (mp3)
"Beyond what we can see"

Mark 9:8-17

"When the scene shifts"

Mark 9:33-50

"Adding flavor to a tasteless world"

Mark 10:2-16

"Invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb"

Mark 10:17-31

"Inheriting eternal life"

Mark 10:35-45

"On the left and on the right"

Mark 10:46-52

"Bart's Story"

Mark 11:1-11

"Trees for Life"

Mark 12:38-44

"Putting in Everything"
"Table of Justice" (mp3)

Mark 13:24-37

"Keep Awake"

Mark 16:1-8

"He is going ahead of you..."
"Between 'the Troubles I've Seen,'
and the 'Glory, Hallelujah'


Luke 1:26-38, 46-55

"In the hands of a teenager"

Luke 1:26-38, 2:8-15

"A Heavenly Host Around Us"

Luke 1:39-56

"Listening every day"
Reclaiming "Christmas"

Luke 1:46-55

"A marginal song" (no ms)

Luke 1:68-79

Reclaiming "Evangelism" & "Testimony"

Luke 2:8-20

"Eternal Moments, Global Places"
Witnesses of the Nativity: the Shepherds (no ms)

Luke 2:22-39

"Simeon’s Song"

Luke 2:41-52

"They did not understand"
"In God's House"

Luke 3:7-18

"A moment of truth" (mp3)

Luke 4:1-13 (synoptic comparisons)

"and let us not succumb to the trial" (mp3)
(different from below)

"the stone of temptation"
"and let us not succumb to the trial"

Luke 4:14-30

"Arranged with purpose" (mp3)
"Returning Home"

Luke 4:16-21

"Prayer in Action"

Luke 5:1-11

"Into the Deep"  (mp3) - Ben Barlow, (order of worship)
"Drop Everything" (a 10 minute "walking sermon" video)
"It was this big!"  (no notes)
"Letting Down our Nets"
(Congregational Megatrends Series #6)

Luke 5:12-16, 17:11-19

"A Leper's Story"  (no notes)

Luke 6:17-26

"Incomes and Outcomes" (mp3)
(“Plain Truth” sermon series - 1)
"Plain truth"
"How are your roots?"

Luke 6:27-28

"Shifting proverbs to live by"

Luke 6:27-36

"What do you expect?" (mp3)
(“Plain Truth” sermon series - 2)

Luke 6:37-42

"Seeing past the log" (mp3)
(“Plain Truth” sermon series - 3)

Luke 6:43-49

"What goes around, comes around " (mp3)
(“Plain Truth” sermon series - 3)
"Set Free from Vanity"
(10 Commandments series)

Luke 7:11-17

"A great prophet has risen" (mp3)

Luke 7:36 - 8:3

"Without an invitation" (mp3)

Luke 8:26-39

"After the demons leave"
"Opposite Galilee" (no ms)

Luke 9:23 - 27

The amazing race (no ms)

Luke 9:28-36 (synoptic comparisons)

"The Testimony of James, disciple of Jesus"
(a first person re-telling of the story - no notes)

Luke 9:51-62

"Amid 'Bombs bursting in Air'"
"Jesus set his face"

Luke 10:1-11

"Traveling light, with purpose" (mp3)

Luke 10:25-37

"Love along the way" (mp3)
"Crossing the road"
"God's Plumb Line"

Luke 10:38-42

"Lions and tigers and bears, O my!" (mp3)
"At home with Martha and Mary" (no ms)

Luke 11:1-13

"Asking ... Seeking ... Knocking"
(NYC sendoff)
"On Prayer" (mp3) by Sue Ellen Wheatley

Luke 12:22-34

"Holy Satisfaction ... Holy Dissatisfaction"
(a story sermon)

Luke 12:32-40

"Peter Pan and the treasure hunt"

Luke 12:49-53

"Playing with fire"

Luke 13:10-17

"Setting Free" (mp3)
"Strength in our week-ness"

Luke 13:31-35

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem"

Luke 14:1,7-14

"Little things matter" (mp3)
"Table talk"

Luke 14:15-24

"A foretaste of things to come"

Luke 14:25-33

"Phil and Joe" (no ms)

Luke 15:1-10

"Search and Rescue"
"More joy in heaven" (no ms)

Luke 15:11-32

"I have sinned"
"You are always with me"
"An unexpected welcome"
(Servanthood Series #4)

Luke 16:1-13

"Dear Prudence" (mp3)

Luke 16:19-31

"Back Dives" (no ms)

Luke 17:1-10

"Being Constant" (mp3)

Luke 17:11-19

"The one who turned back"

Luke 18:1-8

"A Bothersome Gospel" (mp3)
"Wrestling a Blessing"
"Don't Cease ... Persist!"

Luke 18:9-14

"Binding wandering hearts" (mp3)
"Reality Check"

Luke 19:1-10

"Up a tree" (mp3)
"Calling Zacchaeus"
(one end of a telephone conversation between
a 1st century telemarketer & a prospective customer)
"No Bull"

Luke 19:28-40

"A fool’s errand (no ms)

Luke 19:28 - 24:53

"Two Crowds"

Luke 19:41-44

"Our Greatest Weapon"

Luke 20:27-38

"Your Life in Christ is your Real Life" (mp3)
"Responsibility and Resurrection" (no notes)

Luke 21:5-19

"Faith under fire"

Luke 21:25-36

"Are you ready?"
Reclaiming "Prophecy" & "Repentance"

Luke 23:13-25

"Two Crowds"

Luke 23:33-43

"Paradise between two thieves"
"Ride on, King Jesus"

Luke 24:1-12

"Leros" (mp3)
"the stone removed"
"Preparing for the Inevitable, Returning with the Unexpected"

Luke 24:13-35

"Encounters along the way"
(audio (mp3) of the above from later date - with order of worship)
Between "the Troubles I've Seen,"
and the "Glory, Hallelujah

Luke 24:48

Untitled  (no notes)


John 1:1-9

"More than we can handle ... alone" (mp3) - Ben Barlow

John 1:1-14

"Not just ‘for the birds’"

John 1:1-18

"Chile con Carne"

John 1:29-42

Untitled  (no notes)

John 1:43-51

"Can anything good come out of Nazareth"

John 2:1-11

"Of Miracles and Smiles"

John 2:13-22

"Turning the Tables"

John 3:1-17

"God’s Doulas" (mp3)
"Born again, and again"
"Night Rider" (no ms)

John 3:(1-10) 11-21

"Nic at Night"
(telling the story as a Biblical character)

John 3:14-21

Untitled  (no notes)

John 4:3-42

"The places we don't want to go"

John 4:5-42

"Well within" (mp3)  (order of worship)
"Getting wet" (no ms)

John 5:1-9

"Stirred up" (mp3)
"A Bridge over Troubled Waters"

John 6

"Whole Wheat, Greenbacks, and Real Life"

John 6:1-14

"Seeing the Big Picture"
(Congregational Megatrends Series #7)

John 6:56-69

"Hard Word" (mp3)

John 8:1-11

"the stone of condemnation"
"What is so Adult about Adultery"
(10 Commandments series)

John 9:1-41

"Though I was blind, now I see" (mp3)  (order of worship)
"Hands Up"
"Here's mud in your eye"

John 10:1-21

"Hear his voice ... Follow his steps"

John 10:11-18

"The Good Shepherd"

John 11:1-45

"A stinkin’ prayer" (mp3)  (order of worship)
"The Windy Season"
"Scared to death"
"Scared to death" (no ms)

John 11:32-44

"Table of Life" (mp3)

John 12:1-8

"For the day of my burial"
"Don’t steal the gift"
(Servanthood Series #5)

John 12:20-26

"It's all Greek to me"

John 12:24

"The Heart of the Matter"

John 13:34-35

"Shifting proverbs to live by"

John 14:1-14

"Troubled by the right things"

John 14:8-17

"Redefining greatness" (mp3)

John 14:15-21

"If you love me..."

John 14:23-29

"Living the giving" (no ms)

John 15:1-8

"An abiding presence" (no ms)
"The Wisdom of the Vine"
"Abiding in the Vine"

John 15:9-17

"I have called you friends" (mp3)
"Living as God's friends"

John 15:12-13

"Shifting proverbs to live by"

John 15:26 – 16:15

"When the Spirit of Truth comes" (mp3)

John 16:12-15

"Isn’t that the truth!"

John 17:1-11

"Safe in the Son while walking in the Light" (mp3)  (order of worship)
"A Prayer for God's family"

John 17:6-19

"I have planted them" (mp3)

John 17:20-26

"Praying into the future" (no ms)

John 18:33-37

"Table of the King" (mp3)
"Not a proposition, but a person"

John 20:1-18

"I have seen the Lord"
"A Child's Eye View"  (Easter)
"Blown Away or Called by Name?"

John 20:19-23

"The Holy Spirit and forgiveness"

John 20:19-31

"So that you may come to believe" (mp3)
"My Lord..." (Thomas tells his story)
"God's Hallmarks for Others"
"Moving Beyond Locked Doors"
"The Thomas in us all"
Between "the Troubles I've Seen,"
and the "Glory, Hallelujah

John 21:1-19

"Continuing the work of Jesus"
"_______, Do you love me?"
"Cashew Nuts"

John 21:25

"We have grasped only a fragment" (no ms)


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