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Clocks, Dinosaurs, and Other Inconvenient Realties: A Sermon on Creation for September 14, 2014

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be always acceptable to you, O God, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. Remember how last week I talked about how a shorter sermon is sometimes called a homily? Well, I don’t know the a name for a longer Scripture reading, but whatever […]

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Ready, Set, Go: Homily for Gathering Sunday, September 7, 2014

If you look in your bulletins this morning you’ll see that where it normally says “sermon” it says “homily” today. People sometimes ask me what that word “homily” means, and I tell them it’s ancient Greek for “shorter sermon”. That’s not exactly true. That’s not what the Greek means, but a homily is typically a […]

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Who Am I?: Sermon for August 31, 2014

Exodus 3:1-15 3:1 Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 3:2 There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked, and the bush […]

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But What Do You Think?: Sermon for 24 August 2014

Matthew 16:13-20 16:13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 16:14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 16:15 He said to them, “But who […]

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A Ghost Story: Sermon for August 10, 2014

Matthew 14:22-31 14:22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 14:23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 14:24 but by this time the […]

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Enough: Sermon for August 3, 2014

Matthew 14:13-21 14:13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14:14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. […]

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Nothing: Sermon for July 28, 2014

Romans 8: Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?…No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor […]