Sermons - St. Martin's In the Desert

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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Sermon – January 31, 2021

Let us pray:Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. Todays first […]

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Sermon – January 24, 2021

3 Epiphany      Reflect on the gospel, and on the Christ of the cross    Suffering in the worldwith all those who are broken Jonah 3:1-5, 10 The people of Nineveh had suffered aggression, cruelty and exploitation, conquest and greed had made it the great city that it was. Jonah was unwilling to take on this task he was […]

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Sermon – January 17, 2021

Sermon Second Sunday after the Epiphany Year B January 17, 2021 First Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 11-20 Psalm 139:1-5,12-17 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Gospel: John 1:43-51 Collect: Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with […]

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Sermon, January 9, 2021

1 Epiphany2021 With all who are in darkness and weariness Stand among us in your risen power. With all who are in doubt and despair Stand among us in your risen power. With all who are in trouble and fearfulness Stand among us in your risen power. With all who are frail and at the […]

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Gerard van Honthorst_-_Adoration of the Shepherds_(1622)

Sermon – January 3, 2021

Epiphany Sunday The Second Sunday after Christmas Year B January 3, 2021 First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm: 84 Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a Gospel: Matthew 2: 2-12 Collect O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature: Grant that we may share the divine life of him who humbled […]

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Gerard van Honthorst_-_Adoration of the Shepherds_(1622)

Sermon – December 27, 2020

Sermon Dec. 27,2020 Father, you have revealed your love by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ into our world. Help us to welcome him with joy, and to make room for him in our lives and homes, that we may abide in him and in us, Through the same Christ our Lord, who lives […]

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