Sermons

June
10
2018

Sermon; 3 Pentecost/Proper 5B; Mark 3:20-35

In last week's sermon I pointed out that Mark's ultimate focus is the cross. Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended prologue, therefore Mark sees the life of Christ as sacrificial, as a life...

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June
3
2018

Sermon; 2 Pentecost/Proper 4B; Mark 2:23 - 3:6

We have come out of what some people refer to as liturgical time – Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter – and have officially moved into Ordinary Time. During liturgical time the...

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May
27
2018

Sermon; Trinity Sunday

When you get right down to it there are only a few things that fall under “doctrine” in the Church, those things that the Church says are required to be an orthodox Christian. Those...

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May
20
2018

Sermon; Pentecost 2018; Acts 2:1-21

On the day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit filled the room where the apostles had gathered together. Tongues of fire appeared and rested on them; and, like the bush that Moses saw, they burned but...

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May
13
2018

Sermon; Easter 7B; Acts 1:15-27, 21-26

We are now officially in a post-Jesus world; liturgically speaking, that is. The liturgical cycle spans the life of Christ on earth, from the Advent of his coming, to his birth, baptism, ministry,...

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