Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Prophet greater than Jonah is here

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Matthew 8:23-27  +  Jonah 1:1-17  +  Romans 13:8-10 The Gospel today is striking in its simplicity, isn’t it?  Jesus and his disciples get in a boat.  There’s a raging storm at sea, and … Continue reading

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Faith in Christ makes clean the unclean

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Epiphany Matthew 8:1-13  +  2 Kings 5:1-15a  +  Romans 12:16-21 Those of you who have been attending our Sunday morning Bible class on the Book of Acts have been reading there about all the … Continue reading

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The kind of Messiah he will be

Sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany John 2:1-11  +  Amos 9:11-15  +  Romans 12:6-16 On this Second Sunday after Epiphany, as we’re getting to know Jesus the Man as Christ, the Son of God, hear John’s words to the … Continue reading

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When Word and Water Come Together

Sermon for the Baptism of Our Lord Matthew 3:13-17  +  Isaiah 42:1-7  +  1 Corinthians 1:26-31 INTRODUCTION – WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE Water, water, everywhere.  You wouldn’t know it by looking at it now, but last Sunday after church, those of … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Christmas Story

Sermon for the Second Sunday after Christmas Matthew 2:13-23  +  Genesis 46:1-7  +  1 Peter 4:12-19 I wonder what you would say if I asked you where the Christmas story begins and ends. Most people would probably say it begins … Continue reading

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