Sermons on Ordinary Time

Sermons on Ordinary Time

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Love Divine, Love Excelling: Proper 22

Proper 22: October 3, 2021 The Ninteenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:14, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I assure you that today there are a lot of preachers standing in a pulpit today saying “what are we going to talk about.” Some days choices of readings are great. Today’s readings offer us Job who is “blameless and upright, one…
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Esther’s Faithfulness: Proper 21

Proper 21: September 26, 2021 The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: Esther 7:1-6; Psalm 124; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ More often than not, once I have spent some time reading through the texts of Sunday’s scriptures, I am left looking at a blank computer screen, at a loss for where to start a sermon. This week was not any different. So, when I’m…
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The Way Of Wisdom: Proper 20

Proper 20: September 19, 2021 The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: Proverbs 31:10-31; Psalm 1; James 3:13-4:3; Mark 9:30-37 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Let’s consider again the collect for today from The Book of Common Prayer. “Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast…
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Blessed by Grace: Proper 18

Proper 18: September 5, 2021 The Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22:22-23; Psalm 125; James 2:1-17; Mark 7:24-37 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Today our challenging Gospel lesson gives us pause and stirs up questions like: Where is the Good News? What is the Good News? For whom is the Good News? Jesus is on the move. He has crossed the border to the region…
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Life Is Short: Proper 17

Proper 17: August 29, 2021 The Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Life is short – if anything the last eighteen months are proof of that, and for me the last week has had more than its share of moments realizing how short life is. Three people in my immediate life…
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Jesus Is The Bread Of Life: Proper 16

Proper 16: August 22, 2021 The Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: 1 Kings 8:1, 6, 10-11, 22 -30, 41-43; Psalm 84; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Work for the food that endures for eternal life. Believe in him whom God has sent. I am the bread of life. Eat my body. Drink my blood. These are some of the things Jesus says to the…
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One Baptism: Proper 14

Proper 14: August 8, 2021 The Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost Year B: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We’re currently in our lectionary for these last weeks in the middle of what is called the bread of life discourse of John’s Gospel, where we diverge from our readings from Mark’s gospel, and we spend time discussing the literal…
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There Is Always More: Proper 12

Proper 12: July 25, 2021 The Ninth Sunday After Pentecost Year B: 2 Samuel 11:1-15; Psalm 14; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 6:1-21 CLICK HERE for links to video recordings of our services on Facebook. Available service bulletins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ From cover to cover, the Bible is filled with miracle stories. Bones that lie dry and lifeless in the middle of a valley are knit back together. Moses stretches out his hand and the waters of the Red Sea part. You are very…
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