OUR SERMONS

The Things that Make for Peace St. Luke 19:41-48 Two words: “Jesus wept”.  Together they’re the shortest verse in the Bible (John 11:35) and yet they speaks volumes.  Jesus wept,…
The King Who Comes in the Name of the Lord St. Luke 19:28-40 Think of the drive from here up to Mount Washington.  It’s a beautiful route that winds through…
To Receive for Himself a Kingdom St. Luke 19:11-27 “Jesus is Lord”.  It’s carved on our lychgate.  That’s the Good News at its most basic.  “Jesus is Lord” is the…

A Homily on Holy Baptism

June 28, 2015
A Homily on Holy Baptism I’d like to bring your attention back to the prayer we prayed at the beginning of the baptismal liturgy.  (It’s on page 22 in the…
Today Salvation has Come to This House St. Luke 19:1-10 As we’ve been making our way through Luke’s Gospel, we’ve heard a lot about repentance: about letting go of everything…
They Understood None of These Things St. Luke 18:31-43 Last week in our study of St. Luke’s Gospel we saw a rich young ruler come to Jesus.  He obviously saw…

What Must I Do?

June 7, 2015
What Must I Do? St. Luke 18:15-30 Who is part of the kingdom of God?  Who’s saved and who’s not?  Who’s in and who’s out?  Who gets eternal life and…
Will He Find Faith on Earth? St. Luke 18:1-14 We’ve had a break from St. Luke’s Gospel for the last two weeks as we celebrated the Ascension of Jesus and…
Ambassadors of Heaven Acts 2:1-11 I began last Sunday with a question: What’s the significance of Ascension?  I want to ask another question this morning: What’s the significance of Pentecost? …
Jesus is Lord Luke 1:1-11 What is the significance of the Ascension of Jesus?  What does it mean?  Why is it important?  Is it important?  Because of the March for…
In the Midst of You Luke 17:20-37 In Luke 17:20-37 we have another encounter between Jesus and the Pharisees.  Luke tells us in verse 20: Once Jesus was asked by…
He Was a Samaritan Luke 17:11-19 We opened our service this morning with praise, singing “For the Beauty of the Earth” and its great chorus: “Lord of all, to thee…

If You Had Faith

April 26, 2015
If You Had Faith Luke 17:1-10 Since the beginning of Chapter 15 Jesus has been surrounded by a crowd of people.  Tax collectors and sinners were coming to Jesus and…
"To this you have been called" 1 St. Peter 2:19-25 & St. John 10:11-16 Remember—think about—the way new Christians were brought into the Church in ancient times.  During Lent they…

Listening for God

April 12, 2015

Dead to Sin, Alive to God Romans 6:3-11 & St. Matthew 28:1-10 Over the last three days we’ve walked with Jesus from the Upper Room to the Garden, from the…
United with Christ Romans 6:1-11 Maundy Thursday puts our attention on the Lord’s Supper as Jesus instituted it on that last night before his death.  In the Lord’s Supper we…
All Things Made New St. John 19:1-37 In the passion narrative today, St. John describes the agony of Jesus as he was scourged by soldiers, marched out of the city…
Love One Another 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 & St. John 13:1-15, 31-35 Every Holy Week someone asks what the significance of Maundy Thursday is.  Usually it’s because of this funny word…
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