Sermons tagged with ‘love’

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What motivates us?


Proper 6(11), Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 17 June 2018 1 Samuel 15:34 – 16:13 Psalm 20 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17 Mark 4:26-34   It was in June of 1992 that Jackie and I came back to Canada. We moved to Saskatoon where I would complete my theological studies. We were young and had little […]

Faith and the slippery slope


Proper 4 (9), Second Sunday after Pentecost 3 June 2018 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20) Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Mark 2:23-3:6   There are two things we know about Jesus that seem contradictory. The first one is that Jesus was an observant Jew who would visit temple and synagogue who loved and knew the […]

Loneliness, Community, and the Kingdom of God


28 January 2018 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Proper 4, Year B Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28   Jesus enters a synagogue, as is customary for him. He encounters a man who has an unclean spirit. We moderns are not entirely sure today about what that means but what is clear is […]

We don’t get saved alone


Wednesday Nov 1 All Saints Day, transferred to Sunday, 5 Nov 2017 Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 (9) 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12   I have booked our flights. Right after worship on November 19 Jackie and I will fly to Germany to dissolve my mother’s household. My brother and his partner will be there […]