Sermons

March
6
2022

Sermon; Lent 1C; Luke 4:1-13

On the first Sunday in Lent we always get the story of Jesus alone in the wilderness being tempted by the devil. Each gospel has its own particular take on this story and Luke tells us that Jesus...

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February
20
2022

Sermon; Epiphany 7C; Luke 6:27-38

There are some gospel passages that clearly address an issue of the day which makes writing a sermon relatively easy. My favorite story about this is when the gospel reading for September 11, 2011,...

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February
13
2022

Sermon; Epiphany 6C; Luke 6:17-26

And Mary said,

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,

for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant.

Surely, from now on all generations will...

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January
30
2022

Sermon; Epiphany 4C; Luke 4:21-30

Today's gospel passage picks up where last week's left off. You may not remember because I delivered my annual address instead of preaching on the gospel. In short, Jesus returns to his hometown...

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January
9
2022

Sermon; Epiphany 1 (Baptism of Our Lord); Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

If today's gospel sounds vaguely familiar, it's probably because we heard part of it back on Advent 3 when John was out there baptizing people in the wilderness and calling them a brood of vipers....

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