A New Creation — A Sermon for Easter Sunday

Isaiah 65:17-25 “Christ is risen! Shout hosanna! Celebrate this day of days.”  [Brian Wren, Chalice Hymnal 222]. Death had its say ...
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Entering the Gates of Righteousness — Sermon for Palm Sunday (Psalm 118)

Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  That pilgrim train we joined last Sunday has reached the gates of Zion. It’s Palm Sunday, and ...
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Bringing In the Sheaves — A Sermon for the 5th Sunday of Lent (Psalm 126)

Psalm 126 I took the sermon title from an old gospel song written by the nineteenth-century Disciples’ “singing evangelist” Knowles ...
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Thirsting for God — A sermon for Lent 3C (Psalm 63)

Psalm 63:1-8 Isaiah called out to the exiles living in Babylon: Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and ...
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Whom Shall I Fear? A Sermon for Lent 2C (Psalm 27)

Psalm 27 Whenever an angel or even God appears in the biblical story, the first words we hear are usually ...
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Finding Refuge in God’s Presence — A Sermon for Lent 1C (Psalm 91)

Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 You who live in the shelter of the Most High,  who abide in the shadow of the ...
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Reflecting the Divine Radiance – Sermon for Transfiguration Sunday (Exodus 34)

Exodus 34:29-35 Today we bring to a close the season of Epiphany.  We began Epiphany by traveling with the Magi ...
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Christ’s Resurrection: First Fruits – A Sermon for Epiphany 6C (1 Corinthians 15)

1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Today’s hymns, scripture reading, and the sermon title might suggest that Easter came really early this year ...
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First Things — A Sermon for Epiphany 5C (1 Corinthians 15)

1 Corinthians 15:1-11 You may remember the Roots miniseries from the 1970s that told the story of Alex Haley’s ancestors, ...
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The More Excellent Way – A Sermon for Epiphany 4C (1 Corinthians 13)

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 As we continue our journey through the season of Epiphany, we’re looking for manifestations of God’s presence ...
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