Nothing vs. Everything – Isaiah 44:6-8

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7th Sunday after Pentecost (Prop 11 – A) Isaiah 44:6-8 July 19, 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 Old Testament reading from Isaiah. Nebo, Ra, Moloch, Xipe Totec (sheepeh tohtek), Baal, Zeus, […]

Because God Says So – Isaiah 55:10-13

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6th Sunday after Pentecost (Prop 10 – A) Isaiah 55:10-13 July 12, 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 Old Testament text from Isaiah, which was read a few minutes ago. When I […]

Saint Peter and Saint Paul – Matthew 16:13-23

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Saints Peter and Paul Series on the Martyrs Matthew 16:13–23 June 28, 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. Does the thought of blood make […]

What’s Really Going On – Ephesians 6:10-13

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Trinity Sunday Civil Unrest Ephesians 6:10-13 June 7, 2020 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As I’m sure you’ve noticed the last few weeks, I’ve mentioned the Covid-19 pandemic in most of my sermons.  It’s been right in our faces.  We’ve been bombarded by daily […]

You’ve Got the Spirit – Acts 2:1-21

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Pentecost (A) Acts 2:1-21 May 31, 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 second reading, the account of Pentecost, which was read a few minutes ago. For just about as long as there […]

Cast Your Anxieties on Him – I Peter 5:6-11

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7th Sunday of Easter (A) I Peter 5:6-11 May 24, 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 Epistle from I Peter, which was read a few minutes ago. Over the last couple of […]

To Whom Shall We Go – John 6:66-69

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Confirmation Sunday John 6:66-69 May 17, 2020 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The text I’ve chosen for this morning’s sermon comes from John 6.  Saint John writes, “After this many of [Jesus’] disciples turned back and no longer walked with him.  So Jesus said […]

What is the Church? Acts 6

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5th Sunday of Easter (A) Acts 6, I Peter 2:2-10, John 14:1-14 May 10, 2020 Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A common refrain I’ve heard the last almost two months, is that people miss church.  I can’t deny that even though I’m here every […]

His Steadfast Love Endures Forever – Ezra 3:11

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Reunion Service 4th Sunday of Easter (A) Ezra 3:11 May 3, 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 Ezra 3:11, And they sang responsively, praising and giving thanks to the LORD, “For he is […]