Sermons - St. Martin's In the Desert

Sermon – May 2, 2021

Year B Firth Sunday of Easter May 2, 2021 First Reading: Act 8:26-40 Psalm 22:24-30 Second Reading: 1 John 4:7-21 Gospel: John 15:1-8 You Are My Fruit In the 1970’s I had bought a house in Arizona. A doctor I worked with at the hospital was born and raised in Greece, he had given me […]

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Sermon – April 25, 2021

4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23; 1-John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18 Collect O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice, we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads, who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives […]

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Good Friday 2021

Sermon Good Friday All Years April 2, 2021 First Reading, Old Testament: Isaiah 52:1-13-53:12 Psalm 22 Second Reading Epistle: Hebrews 10:16-25 Gospel: John 18:1-19:42 The Collect Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and […]

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Sermon – March 28, 2021

Palm Sunday 2021 Collect ALIGHTY and ever living God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way […]

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Sermon – March 14, 2021

4th Sunday Lent Numbers 21:4-9 Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 Ephesians 2:1-10 Gospel John 3:14-21 Collect Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him: who lives and reigns […]

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Sermon – March 7, 2021

Sermon Third Sunday in LentYear B March 7, 2021 First Reading: Exodus 20:1-17 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Gospel: John 2:13-22 Collect Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all […]

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Sermon – February 21, 2021

Lent 1st Sunday Genesis 9:8-17 1 Peter 3: 18-22 Mark 1: 9-15 Psalm 25: 1-9 Collect Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one […]

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Sermon, February 14, 2021

Last Sunday after the Epiphany Year B February 14,2021 First Reading: 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Gospel: Mark 9:2-9  Collect: O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, […]

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Priest Ordination

Sunday Services – February 14, 2021

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Sermon – February 7, 2021

5th Sunday of EpiphanyIn the silence of our hearts or in the spoken words let us give thanks for the gift of this day and pray for the life of the world.Isaiah 40: 21-31The readings today call our attention to the awesome power of God who works his ministry of Jesus Christ. The work of […]

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