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Sermon - 2d Sunday After Epiphany 1/20/2019

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Is. 62:1-5; Ps. 36:5-10; 1 Cor. 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 The wedding in the town of Cana was the first miracle that Jesus performed.  Most of the wonders that Jesus did and are recorded in the gospels came to peple who were in desperate need – people who were sick, blind, lame, about to...

Sermon - Baptism of the Lord (1/13)

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Is. 43:1-9; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 We always read the gospel story of the baptism of Jesus on the Sunday after Epiphany.  All four gospels tell this story as a moment when Jesus, at least, had his Epiphany moment: when the voice of God says to him, You are my beloved Son. ...

Sermon - Epiphany (1/6/2019)

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 Ps. 72:1-7,10-14; Mt. 2:1-12 “In the time of King Herod.”  Jesus was born in the time of King Herod.  The Scriptures do not tell us much about Herod, probably because they assume the original readers of the gospel already knew all about King Herod.  So let me...

Sermon - First Sunday of Christmas (12/30/2019)

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The traditional belief of the Church is that the Jesus born at Bethlehem was both divine and human.  Not part divine and part human, not some half-way-in-between hybrid.  But fully 100 percent divine, as much God as God can be, and fully 100 percent human, as human as a human being can...

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