SERMON FOR AUGUST 24, 2014

SERMON FOR AUGUST 24, 2014 PROPER 16, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Exodus 1:8-2:10 Psalm 124 Romans 12:1-8 Matthew 16:13-20   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR AUGUST 17, 2014

SERMON FOR AUGUST 17, 2014 Proper 15, Year A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Psalm 15:1-6, 16-22, 45b Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR AUGUST 3, 2014

SERMON FOR  AUGUST 3, 2014 PROPER 13, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township READINGS:     Genesis 32:22-31                         Psalm Psalm 17:1-7, 16                         Romans 9:1-5                         Matthew … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR JULY 6, 2014

SERMON FOR JULY 6, 2014 Pentecost 4, Proper 9 Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 5-67 Psalm 45:11-18 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR JUNE 22, 2014

SERMON FOR JUNE 22, 214 Pentecost 2, Proper 7 Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Genesis 21:8-21 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 Romans 6:1b-11 Matthew 10:24-39   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR MAY 18, 2014

SERMON FOR MAY 18, 2014 EASTER 5, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND … [Read more...]

Their eyes were kept from recognizing him

Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went … [Read more...]

Alleluia! Christ is risen!

It almost seems like the cross would have been enough. If Good Friday were the end of the story, we would have ended with a message of profound hope, consolation, and sympathy. Because the passion is all about com-passion, suffering with, about God … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR APRIL 13, 2014

SERMON FOR APRIL 13, 2014 PALM SUNDAY, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 22:1-11 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:36 – 27:54   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO … [Read more...]

SERMON FOR APRIL 6, 2014

SERMON FOR APRIL 6, 2014 LENT 5, YEAR A Nativity, Bloomfield Township   READINGS:     Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45   MAY THE WORDS OF OUR SACRED WRITINGS BE A LAMP UNTO OUR FEET, AND LEAD US … [Read more...]