Sermons from February 2019

Sermons from February 2019

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Courage To Forgive And Love: Epiphany 7

Epiphany 7: February 24, 2019 Year C, Genesis 45:3-1, 15; Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40; 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50; Luke 6:27-38 CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. If ever there were three words in the gospel that presented a huge problem, I think “love your enemies”,[1] are they. On the face of it this is an outlandish thing to say. Enemies are, practically by definition, people you can’t love. I am quite certain that even when Jesus spoke these words two…
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Need Can Lead Us To God: Epiphany 6

Epiphany 6: February 17, 2019 Year C, Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26 CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. You may recognize the Gospel you just heard—if not the words, then certainly the theme. In the Gospel of Matthew, this is referred to as the Sermon on the Mount; what we hear in today’s Gospel in Luke is often referred to as the Sermon on the plain. When you think about this Gospel, think about what…
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Are You Willing To Be Fishermen? Epiphany 5

Epiphany 5: February 10, 2019 Year C, Isaiah 6:1-8, [9-13]:  Psalm 138; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11;Luke 5:1-11 CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. The gospel for today is the story of Jesus taking some of his disciples on a fishing expedition on Lake Gennesaret. We are told that Jesus was standing by the lake and saw the crowds fast approaching him. He saw Simon the fisherman and asked to be taken out onto the lake in one of the boats.…
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God’s Grace Among Us: Epiphany 4

Epiphany 4: February 3, 2019 Year C, Epiphany 4:  Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; I Corinthians 13:1-13; John 4:21-30 No audio available for this sermon. “When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage. They got up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might hurl him off the cliff. But he passed through the midst of them and went on…