Sermons

A New Wardrobe

In Colossians, the apostle Paul calls us to clothe ourselves with a new wardrobe, which includes: compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, patience, and love.  In order to continue to clothe ourselves with these virtues, we…

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What Did Mary Know?

Like Mary, we have questions about what Jesus’ coming into the world means for us and for our world.  But we do know that God is with us and God is for us, and…

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The Best Cure for Worry Warts

There is much that we worry about—health, relationships, money, safety, climate change, lack of decency and civility in an increasing polarized society, etc.  Instead of being “worry warts”, Jesus tells us to not be anxious,…

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No Mere Mortals

No Mere Mortals

C.S. Lewis said “There are no ordinary people. You have never met a mere mortal.” The prophet Elijah’s encounter with the widow of Zarephath reminds us that each person has God-given gifts to offer…

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Saints Who Have Inspired Us

Saints Who Have Inspired Us

All Saints Day is a good time to remember our “cloud of witnesses”, those people who by their words and actions have inspired us on our faith journey with God and follow Jesus more…

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Beggars All

Jesus’ encounter with blind Bartimaeus reminds us to approach God as a beggar, acknowledging that we are broken and imperfect people, in need of God’s mercy and grace. As we humble ourselves before God,…

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