Speaking the Name

The Rev. Richard E. Spalding Chaplain, Williams College Williamstown, Massachusetts Sermon – November 4, 2004 Genesis 2:4b-9, 15-23 Colossians 3:12-17 John 1:1-5, 10-13 [audio:https://covnetpres.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/16/audio/sermons/spalding-04.mp3] In the beginning God named things into being out of darkness. Light first; then sea and sky, then earth… The pieces of the world we know were uttered into reality by […]

Never Turn Away

Never Turn Away Richard E. Spalding Chaplain, Williams College Williamstown, Massachusetts 8.7.8.7 D tune: BEACH SPRING [alternative tunes: IN BABILONE, PROMISE, RAQUEL]   1. In the desert where they’d wandered with a billion stars in view, Abraham and Sarah pondered how the promise could be true. Though at first to hope seemed folly, in the […]