Sermon Archives

January 3, 2021

The Festival of The Epiphany

Jesus … threat or gift?  1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the  east came to Jerusalem, 2saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star  when it rose and have come to […]

December 27, 2020

1st Sunday after Christmas

Jesus – the perceived threat that isn’t  22 And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought him up to  Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every male who first opens  the womb shall be called […]

December 20, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent

The Ultimate Mystery – the Finite can Contain the Infinite  25 Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus  Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages 26 but has now  been disclosed and through the prophetic writings […]

December 13, 2020

The Third Sunday of Advent

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies, 21 but test everything; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil.  23 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming […]

December 6, 2020

The Second Sunday of Advent

1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and cry to her that her warfare[a] is ended,     that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand     double for all her sins.  3 A voice cries:[b] “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord;     make straight in the desert a highway for our God. 4 Every […]

November 29, 2020

The First Sunday of Advent

33 “Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come. 34 It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with their assigned task, and tells the one at the door to keep watch. 35 Therefore 4 keep watch because you do […]

November 22, 2020

The Last Sunday of the Church Year

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on […]

November 15, 2020

24th Sunday after Pentecost

[Jesus said] “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once […]

November 8, 2020

The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4 The wise ones, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. 5 The bridegroom was […]

November 1, 2020

All Saints Day

1 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Beloved, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet […]

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