True Faith – A Sermon for Pentecost 2C (Luke 7)

Luke 7:1-10 What is faith? Is it assent to a set of beliefs? Or, is it putting your trust in ...
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Wisdom Calls — Sermon for Trinity Sunday (Proverbs 8)

Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31  In the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indy joined his father, Henry Jones, Sr., on ...
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The Spirit of Truth — A Sermon for Pentecost Sunday

John 14:8-17  Anniversaries commemorate events of the past. Some anniversaries, like the seventy-fifth anniversary of D-Day, are solemn occasions. Other ...
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Divine Reminders — Sermon for Easter 6C (John 14)

John  14:23-29 We are one step further along the path that leads from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday. One of ...
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Sign of Discipleship — A Sermon for Easter 5C – John 13

John 13:31-35 We might be nearing the end of the Easter Season, but according to the lectionary we’re back at ...
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Receive the Spirit — A Sermon for Easter 2 C (John 20)

John 20:19-31 Last Sunday the sanctuary was filled with color and the music was stirring. We declared: “Christ the Lord ...
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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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