March FEatured Content

"We invite you to listen to sermons and to read other items that surfaced recently as you may find such offerings adding to the discussion of events today. While the material dates back to the early 1980's, the content speaks to the time we live in."      - Earl

The Meaning of Peace

May 8, 1983
Earl preaches First Presbyterian Church on 2 Corinthians 13:5-14. This is a very expositional sermon diving into the history of Bible translation, the covenant, and the intensity of Paul's words. 

The Ministry of Reconciliation

May 15, 1983
Take a look at Paul's letter to the Corinthians with Earl. How does peace relate to reconciliation in both a relationship with God and a relationship with yourself?

The PEacemakers

May 22, 1983
What does it mean to be a peacemaker? What is the peace we have to give? This sermon includes themes of repentance and discourse.
Matthew 5 Psalm 120 Psalm 121

The Good Life, World Peace

June 4, 1983
Earl preaches on the crisis of our times, human sinfulness and the importance of "unusual peacemakers".  From First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley in 1983, Earl puts the audience in Paul's shoes, and explores the thoughts of G.K. Chesterton.

The New Testament Concept of PEace

A Transcript of Earl F. Palmer lecture, "The New Testament Concept of Peace" at a conference in Pasadena, CA on May 25-28 and published  as Chapter 2 in the book (title of the conference), Perspectives on Peacemaking, John Bernbaum, Ed. Regal Books: Ventura, CA 1984.

A Poem called "PEace"

by Earl written in late 1980/early 1990 and presented in calligraphy by HMZ February, 1991