Christ’s Resurrection: First Fruits – A Sermon for Epiphany 6C (1 Corinthians 15)

1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Today’s hymns, scripture reading, and the sermon title might suggest that Easter came really early this year ...
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First Things — A Sermon for Epiphany 5C (1 Corinthians 15)

1 Corinthians 15:1-11 You may remember the Roots miniseries from the 1970s that told the story of Alex Haley’s ancestors, ...
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The More Excellent Way – A Sermon for Epiphany 4C (1 Corinthians 13)

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 As we continue our journey through the season of Epiphany, we’re looking for manifestations of God’s presence ...
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Taking Care of the Body – A Sermon for Epiphany 3C (1 Corinthians 12)

1 Corinthians 12:12-31 When Paul wrote the letter we know as 1 Corinthians, he addressed a congregation in distress. They ...
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Concerning Spiritual Gifts — A sermon for Epiphany 2C

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Spirituality is in vogue. Religion is not. Growing numbers of people call themselves “spiritual but not religious.” ...
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Baptized in the Spirit – A Sermon for Baptism of Jesus Sunday (Acts 8)

Acts 8:14-17 Last Sunday we celebrated Epiphany by joining the magi in giving homage to the one who is the ...
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Gifts of Homage — Sermon for Epiphany Sunday

Matthew 2:1-12 In the beginning, when God was busy creating things, darkness covered the earth, and God said: “Let there ...
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Mary’s Song — A Sermon for Advent 4C (Luke 1)

Luke 1:46-55 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that God ...
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Rejoice in the Lord: Sermon for Advent 3C (Philippians 4)

Philippians 4:4-7 Back in my teen years we sang a song based on Philippians 4:4. It goes like this: “Rejoice ...
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Love Overflowing — A Sermon for Advent 2C (Philippians 1)

Philippians 1:3-11 We entered Advent last Sunday with the choir leading us through the Christmas story in narrative and song ...
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