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Facets of Faithfulness, VI: Faithfulness

Date: July 14, 2019

Bible Text: Genesis 39:1–6; Galatians 5:22–23 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.  — Galatians 5:22–23   I think maybe I’ve told you before about Bob Hoag, the senior minister at the church near Philadelphia
2019-07-18T13:25:18-05:00

Facets of Faithfulness, V: Kindness

Date: July 7, 2019

Bible Text: Galatians 5:22‒23; Mark 1:40‒45 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.  —Galatians 5:22‒23   The other day my wife asked me what I was preaching about this Sunday. I said it was
2019-07-16T09:14:42-05:00

Facets of Faithfulness, IV: Patience

Date: June 30, 2019

Bible Text: Galatians 5:22–23; Psalm 103:1–14 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.  — Galatians 5:22–23  The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will
2019-07-03T11:24:08-05:00

Facets of Faithfulness, II: Joy

Date: June 16, 2019

Bible Text: Galatians 5:1–26 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. —Galatians 5:22–23   Near the end of his terse powerful missive to the Churches of Galatia, St. Paul gives us a little
2019-06-19T15:14:31-05:00

2019 Senior Sermons

Date: May 19, 2019

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This prayer is based on the Faith Statements written by this year's graduating class of seniors, back when they were in confirmation in 2015. God of peace, joy, hope, grace, and love; God who shares with us the wonders of the earth and guides us toward a more meaningful life; God who is with us from
2019-05-23T04:45:46-05:00

A Theology of Sheep

Date: May 12, 2019

Bible Text: John 10:22–30 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. —John 10:27   Our lectionary reading today returns us to events preceding Jesus’ death and resurrection. It is a response to mounting questions about Jesus identity originating from the act of healing a
2019-05-14T15:58:02-05:00

A Theology of Cats

Date: May 5, 2019

Bible Text: Psalm 104:14–30 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   The young lions roar for their prey, seeking their food from God.  —Psalm 104:21   Benjamin Britten was born in Suffolk County of the United Kingdom on November 22, 1913, which is of course St. Cecilia’s Day, and she is the patron saint of music,
2019-05-07T10:24:33-05:00