2021 Sermons

2021 Sermons

Sixth Sunday of Easter

John 14:23-29 The Holy Gospel according to John.  Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. Whoever does not love me does not keep my words, and the word that you hear is not mine but is from the Father who sent me.”  “I have said these things to you while I am…

Fifth Sunday of Easter

John 13:31-35 The Holy Gospel according to John.  The New Commandment When he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. Little children, I am with you only a little longer. You will look for me, and as I said…

Fourth Sunday of Easter

John 10:22-30 The Holy Gospel according to John.  Jesus Is Rejected by the Jews At that time the festival of the Dedication took place in Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the portico of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.” Jesus…

Third Sunday of Easter

John 21:1-19 The Holy Gospel according to John.   Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples. Simon Peter…

Second Sunday in Easter

John 20:19-31 The Holy Gospel according to John.  Jesus Appears to the Disciples When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the…

Easter

Luke 24:1-12 A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke. Glory to you, O Lord.  On the first day of the week, at early dawn, [the women] came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in dazzling…

Palm Sunday

Luke 19:28-40  A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke. Glory to you, O Lord. After he had said this, [Jesus] went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt…

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Isaiah 43:16-21 Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings out chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will…

Fourth Sunday in Advent

In lieu of a normal sermon this week, we had musical interpretation of the Gospel, Luke 5:11-24. The Prodigal Son Suite A paraphrase by Keith Green Son: I was done hoeing out in the fields for the day, I was thinkin’ of goin’ I had to leave right away. My life is just fading and oh I felt so alone, the nearest young maiden was a full day’s ride from home. My…

Third Sunday in Lent

Luke 13:1-9 At that very time there were some present who told [Jesus] about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. [Jesus] asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all other Galileans? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish as they did. Or those eighteen who…