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Lent 3 – "If You Only Knew" – John 4:4-26 – 3/19/17

sermon-3-19-17 Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” “If she had … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lent 2 – Psalm 32 – 3/15/17

sermon-3-15-17 The 32nd Psalm is attributed to David. The background to this Psalm is not given, but many believe that it was written by David as he reflected on his adulterous affair with Bathsheeba and his murder of her husband, … Continue reading

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Lent 2 – "Nicodemus Is Born Again" – John 3:1-15 – 3/12/17

sermon-3-12-17 The setting for our gospel reading is the Passover Feast in Jerusalem. The verses just previous to what we heard were these: 23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lent 2 – Psalm 6 – 3/8/17

sermon-3-8-17 The 6th Psalm in the Psalmody is attributed to David. Unlike the 51st Psalm that we heard last week where the context is almost certainly that of David’s transgression with Bathsheba and her husband Uriah, the story behind this … Continue reading

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Lent 1 – "The Temptation of Jesus" – Matthew 4:1-11 – 3/5/17

sermon-3-5-17 The text for our consideration this morning is the gospel reading that we just heard and we’ll recite it again as we go. “Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday – "The 7 Penitential Psalms" – Psalm 51 – 3/1/17

sermon-3-1-17 Of the seven penitential psalms, Psalm 51 is probably the one we are most familiar with. I’m sure as we spoke it together there were several verses that you recognized because they are used in some of the orders … Continue reading

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Transfiguration – "The Jesus We Need" – Matthew 17:1-9

Sermon by guest pastor – Rev. Charles St.-Onge, pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church, Montreal, Quebec and LC-MS Mission Facilitator to the Caribbean. sermon-2-26-17

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Lent – 2017

Mid-Week Lent Services – Wednesdays – Noon and 7:00pm. The season of Lent begins this Wednesday, March 1st, with Ash Wednesday. “The placing of ashes on the forehead is a sign of penitence and a reminder of human mortality.” (Treasury … Continue reading

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Epiphany 7 – "You Shall Be Perfect" – Matthew 5:38-48 – 2/19/17

sermon-2-19-17 As you know it is our custom here to have the candidates for the Rite of Confirmation write and read an essay on the Christian faith to the congregation. Many years ago, I can still remember one candidate who, … Continue reading

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Epiphany 5 – "You Are Salt and Light" – Matthew 5:13-20 – 2/5/17

sermon-2-5-17 “You are the salt of the earth.” “You are the light of the world.” These are the words that immediately follow the words we heard last Sunday – the Beatitudes. “He opened His mouth and taught them…” His teaching … Continue reading

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