The Keys of St. Peters

Category: Sermons


Sermon: Two Questions During the Storm (Mark 4:35-41)

Text: Mark 4:35-41Proper 7, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I was once in charge of leading a Vacation Bible School. I remember very clearly that…

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Sermon: The Love of Christ Urges Us On

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:6-17Proper 6, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  There was once a young woman who had won a competition. The prize was a…

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Sermon: Lunatic, Liar, or Lord? (Mark 3:20-35)

Text: Mark 3:20-35Second Sunday After Pentecost, Proper 5BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Have you ever met someone who only wanted to say Jesus was a good…

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Sermon: Confessing the Incomprehensible (John 3:1-17)

Text: John 3:1-17Trinity Sunday, Series BListen to the sermon here. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how…

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Sermon: What does the Spirit do for us?
 (John 15:26-27, 16:4-15)

Text: John 15:26-27, 16:4-15Day of Pentecost, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost, the day the Church celebrates the outpouring of the Holy Spirit….

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Sermon: The Testimony of God

Text: 1 John 5:9-15 The Sunday After the Ascension, Series B Listen to the service here! Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. A group of four blind men heard that a strange…

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Sermon: Why the Ascension (Acts 1:1-11)

Text: Acts 1:1-11The Ascension of our LordListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  The Ascension often feels like the poor cousin among church festivals. It is often overlooked…

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Sermon: What Does it Mean to be a Friend of Jesus? (John 15:9-17)

Text: John 15:9-17Sixth Sunday of Easter, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Human friendship is beautiful and precious. If we didn’t have the affection and sympathy…

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Sermon: Bearing Fruit in the True Vine (John 15:1-8)

Text: John 15:1-8Fifth Sunday of Easter, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  One of many areas in which I possess near-total incompetence is gardening. I am…

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Sermon: The Good Shepherd and His Sheep (John 10:11-18)

Text: John 10:11-18Fourth Sunday of Easter, Series BListen to the sermon here. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  One of my wife’s favourite icons is the picture of the Good Shepherd carrying…

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