Who Cares? A Sermon on Matthew 3:1-12, Advent 2A

The collect and readings for the Second Sunday of Advent may be found here. The appointed gospel is Matthew 3:1-12. In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has…

Sermon for Lent 3C: Repent, Towers Are Falling And Trees Are Fruitless

The collect and readings for today, the Third Sunday in Lent, may be found here. The appointed gospel is Luke 13:1-9. At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled…

An Invitation to a Holy Lent

This Wednesday, February 17, is for the Episcopal and many other churches Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. The following words come from the Proper Liturgy for Ash Wednesday: “I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to…

Sermon for Advent 3C – Do the Next Right Thing

The collect and readings for today, the Third Sunday of Advent, may be found here. The gospel appointed for today is the Luke 3:7-18. John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You brood of…

Sermon For Advent 2C

The collect and readings for yesterday, the Second Sunday of Advent may be found here. The appointed gospel was Luke 3:1-6. In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod…

Some Thoughts On Repentance

John the Baptist went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. (Luke 3:3) Repentance … is as much or more about our heart as it is about our actions. is…

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