A sermon for the Presentation of Our Lord, Hebrews 2:14-18, Luke 2:22-40 Almighty and everliving God, we humbly pray that, as your only-begotten Son was this day presented in the temple, so we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts by Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you and … Continue reading presented unto God
A sermon for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 16:19-31 The Rich Man refuses to learn his lesson today. He has at his door a poor man in Lazarus, who begs for the slightest bit of mercy, even the dogs take pity on him, but the Rich Man does not see Lazarus, at least in … Continue reading the sin of the rich man
A sermon for Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 We begin our morning in mourning at a tomb. There is a somber feeling as we approach this place. There lies our teacher, our leader, our friend, our Messiah. And, this tomb itself isn’t even supposed to be Jesus’ final resting place (although how true that is, is … Continue reading RISEN!
A sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, John 12:1-8 I want to take a moment as I begin to note that there is a lot happening in today’s Gospel. It takes place at the home of post-raised Lazarus and Martha and Mary. Constant figures throughout the story of Jesus’ ministry throughout the region. Trusted … Continue reading with you
A homily from the Service of Remembrance, held on All Souls, November 2, 2018 Romans 8:14-19, 34-35, 37-39 The hope of the resurrection constantly stands before us. It inspires the beautiful music we hear this evening. It drives us to seek out experiences of shared hope in the service we offer together tonight. It is … Continue reading service of remembrance