Sermon Archives

Epiphany
February 4, 2018

5th Sunday after The Epiphany

16 For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! 17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted […]

January 28, 2018

The 4th Sunday after The Epiphany

21 And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath [Jesus] entered the synagogue and was teaching. 22 And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes. 23 And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit. And […]

January 21, 2018

The 3rd Sunday after The Epiphany

We’ve heard our First Reading from Jonah and we probably know something about him and a fish so to give you the big picture here are a few verses from each chapter that tell the whole story. Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, […]

January 7, 2018

The Festival of The Epiphany

And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. (Matthew 2:11 ESV) There is an aphorism around that the destination isn’t important; not really – especially if it is death; what […]

February 19, 2017

7th Sunday after The Epiphany

Getting holiness ‘right’ And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy. “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, […]

February 12, 2017

6th Sunday after The Epiphany

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 6th Sunday after The Epiphany 12/2/17 Ascension / Methodist Service / Redeemer / Good Shepherd Getting the choices and consequences right We live in a world of choices and consequences. That’s life overall. Brexit. President Trump. Who you marry or live with. What subjects you choose to study. What course of treatment you […]

February 5, 2017

5th Sunday after The Epiphany

One day at a time ‘Why have we fasted, and you see it not? Why have we humbled ourselves, and you take no knowledge of it?’ Behold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure, and oppress all your workers. Behold, you fast only to quarrel and to fight and to hit […]

January 8, 2017

Observing The Epiphany

What a strange King?! Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations shall come to your light, […]

January 31, 2016

4th Sunday after The Epiphany Ascension

Love … a still more excellent way And I will show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and […]

January 17, 2016

2nd Sunday after The Epiphany

Times and Ways For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a burning torch. The nations shall see your righteousness, and all the kings your glory, and you shall be called by a new name […]

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