2021 Sermons

2021 Sermons

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

John 6:24-35 So when the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into the boats and went to Capernaum looking for Jesus.When they found him on the other side of the sea, they said to him, “Rabbi, when did you come here?” Jesus answered them,“Very truly, I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw signs, but because you…

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

2 Kings 4:42-44/ John 6:1-21 Feeding the Five ThousandAfter this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. Jesus went up the mountain and sat down there with his disciples. Now the Passover, the festival of the Jews, was near. When he…

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves. Now many saw them going and recognized them, and…

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 6:14-29 King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.” But others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” But when Herod heard of it, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.”…

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

GOSPEL Mark 6:1-13  The holy gospel according to Mark. Glory to you, O Lord.  [Jesus] came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, a“Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given to him? What deeds of power are being done by his…

5th Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and…

4th Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 4:35-41 On that day, when evening had come, Jesus said to the disciples, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped. But he was in the stern, asleep on the…

3rd Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 4:26-34 [Jesus] also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head. But when the grain is ripe, at once he goes in with his sickle, because the…

2nd Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 3:20-35 And the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain [Jesus], for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, “He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons.” And [Jesus] called them to him, and spoke to them in…