Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 1, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 Desperate Faith    We have the great feasts of the Church Year such as Christmas and Easter, Epiphany, Ascension, Pentecost, and the Annunciation that celebrate major events in the life of Christ and of the Church. We also have the saints days’ such as the Nativity of Saint John the

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Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Trinity

May 27, 2018 John 3:1-17 Earthly Things and Heavenly Things When I started college IBM personal computers were just beginning to make it to market. They were simple machines even if they were too expensive for most of us to buy. As I was studying electronics, I could have explained to you the inner workings

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Sermon for the Day of Pentecost

May 20, 2018 Acts 2:1-21 Blessed with the Spirit (this sermon was not preached even though prepared)    It must have been quite a sight; you know, being there in Jerusalem when the Holy Spirit descended upon those gathered together. Imagine the sound of a mighty wind and the tongues of fire. And then the

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Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

April 29, 2018 John 15:1-8 Branches on the Vine In John’s Gospel we are given a long discourse in the upper room on the night when Jesus was betrayed that spans about five chapters. Today’s teaching by Jesus falls right about in the middle. It helps us understand the aspect of abiding and the seemingly

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Sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 22, 2018 John 10:11-19 Jesus Is the Good Shepherd The image of the shepherd is something most of us are used to and almost take for granted as something that goes hand in hand with Christianity. Some of us are even aware that the title “pastor” is derived from the Latin word which means

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Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter

April 15, 2018 Luke 24:36-49 Jesus In the Flesh Today is the Third Sunday of Easter. That means it is still Easter. The Ester season, like Christmas, follows the day of Easter and extends for a season. While the world has celebrated their egg hunts and chocolate feasts, the Church continues her joyous celebration of

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