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Category: Sermons


Sermon: The Sacrifice of the Beloved Son

Text: Genesis 22:1-18 LXX Old Testament Lesson for the First Sunday in Lent, Series B In the name of Jesus. Amen. “God tested Abraham.” It’s one of the most brilliantly told and emotionally heavy narratives in all the Bible. Imagine…

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Sermon: A Reason for Hope

Psalm 147:1-11 (LXX Psalm 146) Text: Introit Psalm for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, Series B In the name of Jesus. Amen. I think it goes without saying that sometimes we all are stubborn. Oftentimes we can be so stubborn…

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Sermon: The Stairway to Heaven

Text: John 1:43-51 Gospel for the Second Sunday After Epiphany, Series B In the name of Jesus Amen. Have you had a chance to go into a Christian bookstore recently? It is quite an enlightening experience. You’re bound to see…

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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: God’s Gifts in Christ: Either Use Them Or Lose Them

Text: Matthew 25:14-30 Gospel for Proper 28, Series A. In the name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction How many people here were audited by the CRA recently? Were you excited? Did you pop open a bottle of champagne and celebrate with…

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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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Sermon: Come to the Feast

Text: Matthew 22:1-14 Gospel reading for Series A, Proper 23. (This sermon was revised for the one year Lectionary here.) In the name of Jesus. Amen. Introduction When was the last time you were invited somewhere for dinner? Perhaps it…

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Sermon: Unity through the Self-Giving God

Text: Philippians 2:1-18 Epistle Lesson for Series A, Proper 21 ✠ In the name of Jesus. Amen. ✠ INTRODUCTION Dear saints, have you ever been to a play, ballet or stage performance of any kind? Each performer does their bit,…

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Sermon: Our Liberation from the Law’s Lordship

Text: Romans 7:1-6 Epistle Lesson for Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Series A, Proper 8

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