Sermons tagged with ‘John the Baptist’

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What then shall we do?


Third Sunday of Advent, Year C 12 December 2021 Zephaniah 3:14-20 Isaiah 12:2-6 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18   A few years ago, our child Elias told us that we needed to get a copy of the movie “Die Hard,” because, they said, it is a Christmas movie. Never having seen the movie I was puzzled. […]

Saying yes and saying no


Proper 10 (15) Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B 15 July 2018 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 Psalm 24 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29   I have occasionally gone to see a chiropractor, usually because I threw out my back. Thankfully I have not had to go too often, only from time to time. I have not […]

It is God who makes us worthy


The Nativity of John the Baptist 24 June 2018 Malachi 3:1-4 Psalm 141 Acts 13:13-26 Luke 1:57-67 [68-80]   Moving to Saskatoon in 1992 was my first experience of the prairies. I loved it, except perhaps the six weeks between winter and spring, when all is gray and dusty. I did not know much about […]

Baptism of Our Lord, Year A – 8 Jan 2017


Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 (3) Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17   The first baptism in which I was involved – other than my own was that of my friend Piet. I was 17 and worship assistant during the Easter Vigil when Piet was baptized. The next baptism in which I participated was that of the daughter […]