Sermons from August 2019

Sermons from August 2019

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Christ’s Invitation To Be Healers: Pentecost 11

Eleventh sunday After Pentecost: August 25, 2019 Year C, Proper 16: Jeremiah 1:4-10;  Psalm 103:1-8; Hebrews 12:18-29 ; Luke 13:10-17 CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. The events of today’s Gospel reading take place on the Sabbath “at one of the synagogues”.[1] Jesus is at worship on the Sabbath day. He was teaching that day as he did on many other Sabbath days. There is a woman present who has suffered for almost twenty years from a crippling disease.…
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Courage To Choose Wisely: Pentecost 10

Tenth sunday After Pentecost: August 18, 2019 Year C, Proper 15: Isaiah 5:1-7;  Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29-12:2 ; Luke 12:49-56 CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. “When you see a cloud rising in the west, you immediately say, ‘It is going to rain’; and so it happens. And when you see the south wind blowing, you say, ‘There will be scorching heat’; and it happens. You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of earth and sky,…
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Faith Will Overcome: Pentecost 9

Ninth sunday After Pentecost: August 11, 2019 Year C, Proper 14: Isaiah 9:2-7;  Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14 ; Luke 2:1-14, [15-20]       CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. By faith… by faith… by faith… These words pulse through today’s epistle like a heartbeat, buh-buh, buh-buh-buh. It’s a pretty safe bet for a preacher is a word like faith occurs repeatedly in a passage that’s a good thing to focus the sermon on. “By faith our ancestors received…by…
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Comfort In Affliction and Affliction In Comfort: Pentecost 8

Eighth sunday After Pentecost: August 4, 2019 Year C, Proper 13: Hosea 11:1-11;  Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21        CLICK HERE to listen to the sermon. Isn’t it true that Jesus makes us uncomfortable at times? Today, for example, he tells us to be on guard against all kinds of greed, that our life does not consist in the abundance of possessions. Well, if you’re anything like me, and you just need to check the Saint…