Sermons

The Coming of the Lord — Sermon for Pentecost 23A (1 Thessalonians 4)

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 It seems strangely appropriate to hear an apocalyptic reading from scripture at the close of a week ...
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Receiving the Word of God – Sermon for All Saints/Pentecost 22A (1 Thessalonians 2)

Young Clergy Man Reading 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 We come together to worship on the eve of an election. I know ...
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Choose Wisely — A Sermon for Pentecost 21A (Psalm 1)

Psalm 1 Picture yourself traveling down a road. You come to a fork in the road, so which fork do ...
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Remembering God’s Steadfast Love – Sermon for Pentecost 19A (Psalm 106)

Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 Give thanks because God is good! Let us also give thanks because God’s “steadfast love endures forever.” ...
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Proclaiming God’s Glory — Sermon for Pentecost 18A (Psalm 19)

Psalm 19 Today is World Communion Sunday, and in my theology of the Table, Jesus, the Word of God incarnate, ...
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Living in Christ — Sermon for Pentecost 17A (Philippians 2)

Philippians 2:1-13 It’s election season again. That means political ads bombard us day and night on TV, on the radio, ...
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Living for the Gospel — A Sermon for Pentecost 16A (Philippians 1)

Rembrandt, Paul in Prison Philippians 1:21-30 Paul wrote his letter to the Philippian church from a jail cell, and yet ...
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Accountability Before God — A Sermon for Pentecost 15A (Romans 14)

Romans 14:1-12 My favorite TV judge is Harry Stone from Night Court. Harry was humorous, friendly, and most of all, ...
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Standing on Holy Ground — Sermon for Pentecost 13A (August 30, 2020)

Exodus 3:1-15 Moses was on his way to work tending sheep for his father-in-law. When he got to Mount Horeb, ...
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Transformed Lives — Sermon from Romans 12 for Pentecost 12A (August 23, 2020)

Romans 12:1-8 When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? What kind of ...
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