Sermons tagged with ‘sermon’

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GOD and Power

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GOD and Power

Signs are how we see who GOD is, that GOD comes through these people and is revealed to be a protector and a healer and liberator of the people. The widow and a gospel of transformation Proper 5C  |  Luke 7:11-17 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

Upsetting the Apple Cart

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Upsetting the Apple Cart

For this transgression roots down to the very foundation of how we understand faith. How Jesus keeps widening the circle Proper 4C  |  Luke 7:1-10 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

So Let Me Get This Straight

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So Let Me Get This Straight

These first Followers of the Way kept telling the story. They seemed to know that the story was important. That the story was what they were to share. Story, Trinity, and living our theology Trinity Sunday  |  John 16: 12-15 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

New Love For a Change

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New Love For a Change

It is in this moment, in the revealing of betrayal, which Jesus tells them to love. To love each other. This is how GOD loves: that GOD is willing to change the script and the very definition of love. A GOD of new things calls us to a new love Easter 5C |  John 13:31-35 The […]

Clearly Jesus

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Clearly Jesus

From day one, we have struggled to name Jesus.  Name the Messiah. Name what he came to do. Name his substance. Name his mission. How “the real Jesus” is never really Jesus Easter 4C | John 10:22-30 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

Swimming Naked

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Swimming Naked

So we don’t know what was going on in Peter’s thick skull. But here’s a thought. He needed to get to Jesus. Peter is always trying to get back to Jesus. The Call to Discipleship and Peter’s Redemption Easter 3C |  John 21:1-19 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

The Story of Easter

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The Story of Easter

That GOD chooses to reveal the truth of Jesus to Mary, shouldn’t surprise anyone actually reading or following along in the big story. Jesus and  the life of faith Easter C |  John 20:1-18 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.

Do This and Live

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Do This and Live

Of course they remember, they remember it all, this reminder bringing it all back. But still, it couldn’t be true, either way; it doesn’t work like that. Remembering Jesus through the empty tomb Great Vigil C |  Luke 24:1-12 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.

True Love

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True Love

Because we’ll paint this picture of Jesus, like an icon, but more like an idol that will stand in for the real Jesus.  A cardboard cutout Christ. The kind of idol that has Jesus suggest we kill rather than love and pray for and show mercy to our friends and enemies and all manner of […]

Jesus’s Love Revolution

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Love Revolution

Superman isn’t swooping in. The heavens aren’t opening and the army of angels are not going to ride in here in front of you and slaughter all of our enemies. The Triumphal Entry and the incarnating of GOD’s dream Palm Sunday C |  Luke 19:28-40 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, […]