The Keys of St. Peters

Category: Sermons


Sermon: Lunatic, Liar, or Lord?

Text: Mark 3:20-35 Gospel Lesson for Proper 5, Series B In the name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction How’d they do that? Have you ever seen a feat of architecture and wondered that? Maybe it was one of those majestic Medieval…

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Sermon: Jesus Christ – The Word of Life

Text: 1 John 1:1-2:2 Epistle for the Second Sunday of Easter, Series B In the name of Jesus. Amen. What is it about meeting someone famous that makes people act like they’re winning the lottery? Have you ever been in…

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Sermon: In FACT Christ Has Been Raised…

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, 17-22. Epistle for Easter In the name of Jesus. Amen. Today is Easter Sunday, the Sunday of the Resurrection. This is the day when we, together with all Christians, proclaim to one another and to the…

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Sermon: The Lord Washes Us

Text: John 13:1-17, 31-35. Gospel for Holy Thursday In the name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction What’s the dirtiest and grossest job you’ve ever had to do? Washing someone else’s dirty feet must be right up there. The reading from St. John’s Gospel is a bit odd…

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Sermon: Seasons of Temptation

Midweek Service for Lent 5 “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.” In the name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction Imagine the scene: There’s a man’s dead body on the floor. Yellow tape quarantines off the doorway. Inside,…

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Sermon: Kept Safe by the Word

Text: Luke 11:14-28 Gospel Lesson for Oculi, Third Sunday of Lent (1 Yr.) In the name of Jesus. Amen. How’d they do that? Have you ever seen a feat of architecture and wondered that? Maybe it was one of those…

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Sermon: Honoring the Lord

First Petition – “Hallowed be thy name” Midweek Service of Lent 1 In the name of Jesus. Amen. In our midweek Lenten series this year we’re going through the Lord’s Prayer. Last week we were encouraged to pray the Lord’s…

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Sermon: Finding Comfort in the Lord’s Advent

TEXT: ISAIAH 40:1-11 LXX OLD TESTAMENT LESSON, SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, SERIES B In the name of Jesus. Amen. Our Old Testament lesson is very famous. In the coming weeks, it will be heard throughout the world by large crowds…

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Sermon: Abraham Sees the Stars Of Promise

Texts: Genesis 15:1-6; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; Matthew 3:7-11 Midweek Service, for the Second week of Advent. In the name of Jesus. Amen. “Look toward heaven and count the stars, if you are able to count them,” the Lord God said…

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Sermon: “We Feebly Struggle, They in Glory Shine”

Text: Revelation 7:9-17 First Reading, All Saints Day (Observed), Series A. In the Name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction Have you ever had a dream or nightmare that felt real? Occasionally, I’ll get a nightmare like that. I’ll have a dream…

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