Sermons tagged with ‘baptism’

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Baptizing Jesus

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Baptizing Jesus

When John baptizes Jesus, we’re witnessing the scandal of God’s true mission: that humans would participate at all in blessing the world. the scandal of blessing all of creation  Epiphany 1C  |  Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 So Jesus grew up. I know it’s only been a week since the wise men came and gave him presents — […]

A Baptism in the Wilderness

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A Baptism in the Wilderness

In Philip’s baptism of the Ethiopian eunuch, we see our own invitation to embody God’s love, share in the redeeming of the world, and the offering of hope in the middle of nowhere. If we recognize the invitation for what it is: our everything. an invitation to embody God’s love Easter 5B  | Acts 8:26-40, […]

Why Baptism?

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Why Baptism

Those of us inside the faith tend to forget why baptism is so important. It isn’t as complicated as we think. It just takes admitting that’s true. A question at the heart of Christian faith. The Baptism of our Lord |  Matthew 3:13-17 “Why Baptism?” I should have understood the question. It’s my kind. Question […]

Don’t Run Away

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Don't Run Away

We cannot run from this responsibility to fix the brokenness and bring Shalom (peace) to our community. Bear fruits worthy of repentance! Because if we can’t do it, GOD will find someone else to do it! GOD can make the children of Abraham from these stones! Preparing for GOD means dealing with problems Advent 3C […]