With You I Am Well Pleased – A Sermon On Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

The question is never, “Do I get a yes? Am I the son or daughter of God, the Beloved, with whom God is well pleased?” That’s a given, the gift of God. It’s the insistence of God in each of our lives. The only question is whether we can discern that gift in the conditions and circumstances of our lives. We are always discerning God’s insistence in our lives, to hear God’s call and claim on us. We are always listening for the yes to which we can answer yes.

“You can’t touch me. I’ve been baptized!”

Today is the First Sunday after the Epiphany. On this day we always celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord. The collect and readings for today may be found here. Since the readings from Isaiah and Luke seem…

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