Sermons tagged with ‘forgiveness’

4 Items



Second Sunday after Christmas Day, Year C 2 January 2022 Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm 147:12-20 Ephesians 1:3-14 John 1:(1-9), 10-18 I had a bit of an exchange with an old friend from middle school. We spent a lot of years together, in school, confirmation class, youth group, and hiking together. He sent me a greeting by […]

The challenge and promise of forgiveness


Note: The computer froze during today’s streaming. The first 33 minutes can be found here: Unfortunately, only the beginning of the sermon is captured (though much music). I preached and streamed the sermon again, it is the video above.   Proper 19 (24), Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 13 September 2020 Exodus 14:19-31 […]

You have faith


Proper 22 (27), Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C 6 October 2019 Lamentations 1:1-6 Lamentations 3:19-26 2 Timothy 1:1-14 Luke 17:5-10   In high school a classmate insisted that through his mind he could control external events. He was not speaking of using his mind in order to understand the world. Rather, he said he […]

The Day of Pentecost – 4 June 2017


Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 20:19-23   In the film The 25th Hour Edward Norton plays a low level drug dealer about to begin his lengthy prison sentence. Viewers accompany him on his last day. We never find out who ratted him out, though there is suspicion that his girl friend did. […]