Sermons tagged with ‘Christmas’

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In the Light

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In the Light

In the Epiphany, the church concludes the Christmas season in the same spirit with which it began: that a light comes into the world in the midst of darkness to be for us a permanent reminder of God’s presence and love.   Reinforcing the Christmas Light is in us The Epiphany  |  Matthew 2:1-12 We […]

High-Tops

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High-Tops

When someone speaks of their desire to put the Christ back into Christmas, I like to ask which part of Christ is missing: the revolutionary or sacrificial? The Christmas Story is told in the stories of giving shoes and coins Christmas III  | John 1:1-14 Several years ago, when my daughter was very young she was […]

And Darkness Did Not Overcome It

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And Darkness Did Not Overcome It

The opening to John’s gospel gives us a still-radical view of Christmas, the Feast of the Incarnation, as it goes beyond the baby and on to us. The Light of Christ and God’s children Christmas Day |  John 1:1-14 “In the beginning was the Word” When we read these words on Christmas morning, they feel […]

The Song of the Flesh

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The Song of the Flesh

In Christmas, we often see Jesus as coming to quiet the noise. But perhaps it is more like helping us hear the music of creation. In the Incarnation, the Word dwells among us. Christmas Eve |  Luke 2:1-14(15-20) This Advent several of us gathered Sunday evenings to eat together, to talk, to explore the birth […]

Jesus and the Heart of the Matter

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The power of the Christmas story can be seen in what it drives us to do, where it drives us to go, who it drives us to become. The Inbreaking GOD and the hope of the world Christmas Day |  John 1:1-14 For the text and audio, visit the Rector’s Page.

Bearing Christ

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The light doesn’t come from the bright places: its radiance and brilliance shines through the darkness, through the darkest corners of our world, through the darkest corners of our lives. It envelops the darkness with its truth, its mercy, its love. Bringing forth the salvation of the world Christmas Eve |  Luke 2:1-20 For text […]

The Miracle

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The Nativity and the Christmas Truce / Text: Luke 2:1-10 / Christmas / Photo Credit: From The Illustrated London News of January 9, 1915: “British and German Soldiers Arm-in-Arm Exchanging Headgear: A Christmas Truce between Opposing Trenches” via Wikipedia