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Sermon – July 12, 2020

This passage is about Jacob’s success over his brother Esau. We learn that Jacob the younger brother emerges from the womb gripping his brother’s heel. The boys grew to be very different men, not only did they look different, but they acted differently as well. They represented two very different lifestyles which were in conflict. […]

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bible with reflection

Sermon – July 5, 2020

Sermon Firth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 9 Year A July 5, 2020 First Reading: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49,58-67 Psalm 45:11-18 Canticle: The Song of My Beloved (Song of Solomon 2:8-13) Second Reading: Romans 7:15-25a Gospel: Matthew 11:16-19,25-30 Collect: O God, who hast taught us to keep all thy commandments by loving thee and our neighbor: Grant […]

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Christian cross at dawn

Sermon – June 28, 2020

O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your lovingkindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. […]

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Sermon – June 21, 2020

Sermon Proper 7 Genesis 21:8-21 Abraham is remembered for the covenant God made to him, telling Abraham that his descendants will be as numerous as the stars, we also can not ignore Sarah and Harar, without them, Abraham, would have no descendants. Hagar: the servant girl was forced against her will to have a sexual […]

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Christian Bible

Sermon – June 14, 2020

Sermon Second Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 6 Year A June 14, 2020 First Reading: Genesis 18:1-15; [21:1-7] Psalm 116:1, 10-17 Second Reading: Romans 5:1-8 Gospel: Matthew 9:35-10:8. [9-23] Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your […]

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balance of nature

Sermon – June 7, 2020

Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be always acceptable to You my strength and my Redeemer. Amen What an awesome story and promise in the readings today. From the very beginning of our understanding we are given the pictures of God’s mighty creativity in action. The […]

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tongues of fire

Sermon – May 31, 2020

The Holy Eucharist:  Rite Two The Word of God: Celebrant:                          Alleluia, Christ is Risen People:                            The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all […]

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The Last Chapter

Sermon – May 24, 2020

Sermon Seventh Sunday of Easter Year A May 24, 2020 First Reading: Acts 1:6-14 Psalm: 68:1-10,33-36 Second Reading: 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 Gospel: John 17:1-11 Collect: O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send […]

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Sermon – May 17th, 2020

17 May 2020 Sixth Sunday of Easter Let us Pray: O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we […]

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Sermon – May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter When the Sanhedrin heard that Stephen was speaking Blasphemy, he was to be stoned to death. The passages from Acts shows the risks and suffering faced by the first Christians as they lived out  their faith. When he was brought before the council in Jerusalem Stephen  gave a fiery speech and […]

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