Sermons tagged with ‘light’

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Paying Attention


John 9 1As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ 3Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. 4We must work […]

Being light, bearing light


Proper 27 (32), Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 8 November 2020 Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 Psalm 78:1-7 or Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-16 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Matthew 25:1-13   A number of years ago I attended a ‘Celebration of Life’ for a distant relative I had not known. I went in support of her daughter. Now, […]

The World Made Whole


Resurrection of the Lord, Year A 12 April 2020 Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-18   When I was on my internship I preached every other week and I got to choose the hymns for those Sundays. Well, I was a new immigrant and I didn’t know our hymn book very well, […]

Distinct Character


Proper 5 (10), Third Sunday after Pentecost 10 June 2018 1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15) Psalm 138 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Mark 3:20-35   There is one line I remember from my childhood that corresponds with today’s readings. I don’t even remember what the specific applications were. It may have been about clothes I wanted, […]