Sermons tagged with ‘repentance’

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Truthfulness and Community


Proper 21 (26), Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 27 September 2020 Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32   My great-grand father died when his children were young. They were a family of modest means and dad had started a coal business, as people were heating with coal in those days. So […]

The Visibility of the Church


Day of Pentecost, Year A 31 May 2020   Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 20:19-23     While everything is slowly reopening, and I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to see stores and restaurants open again as it allows people to resume their lives, we still live in […]

Ash Wednesday, Year A – 1 March 2017


Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   It is never easy to leave people you love. That was true when Jackie and I were dating and had a long-distance relationship and we had to say good-bye after a visit, and it is true now. When I accepted […]