Sermons by Pastor Donald Peterson III

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The Paradox of Being a Christian – Matthew 5:1-12

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4th Sunday after Epiphany (A) Matthew 5:1-2 February 2, 2020 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Gospel, which was read a few minutes ago. A paradox is something that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or […]

Follow Me: Lifelong Discipleship – Matthew 4:12-25

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3rd Sunday after Epiphany (A) Matthew 4:12-25 January 26, 2020 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Gospel, which was read a few minutes ago. If you’re on any of the social media platforms […]

You Can Be Certain – Ephesians 1:3-14

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2nd Sunday of Christmas (A) Ephesians 1:3-14 January 5, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Epistle from Ephesians, which was read a few minutes ago. There are things in life you know […]

The Fullness of Time – Galatians 4:4-5

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Christmas Day Galatians 4:4-5 December 25, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In Jonathan Swift’s book Gulliver’s Travels, written almost three hundred years ago, Gulliver finds himself on an island inhabited by tiny Lilliputians. These six-inch-tall men notice that Gulliver seldom did anything without […]

What Child Is This – Luke 2:1-20

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Christmas Eve Luke 2:1-20 December 24, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In the Christmas song There’s a New Kid in Town, the Magi ask an old man where they can find the King, the new Messiah. He doesn’t know anything about a Messiah, […]

Don’t follow your eyes – John 11:4-15

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3rd Sunday in Advent (A) Matthew 11:2-15 December 12, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Gospel, which was read a few minutes ago. I have a little quiz for you this morning. […]

The Best Years Aren’t Years – Revelation 7:9-17

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All Saints’ Day (C) Revelation 7:9-17 November 3, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the first reading from the Revelation to Saint John, which was read a few minutes ago. When you think […]

The Trial – Romans 3:19-28

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Reformation Day (C) Romans 3:19-28 October 27, 2019   Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Epistle, which was read a few minutes ago.   This morning we find ourselves sitting in a […]

Jesus Brings Division – Luke 12:49-53

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10th Sunday after Pentecost (Prop 15 – C) Luke 12:49-53 August 18, 2019   Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Gospel, which was read a few minutes ago.   If you’re ever […]

A New Life – Colossians 3:1-11

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8th Sunday after Pentecost (Prop 13 – C) Colossians 3:1-11 August 4, 2019 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text that I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is the Epistle from Colossians, which was read a few minutes ago. Awhile back, I shared […]