Category: Preaching

Pentecost 4, 2024

Christ tells me this week that the Word which is cast grows “automate” or in English, automatically. There is Law and Gospel in that single word for me as a

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Pentecost 3, 2024

We ware all familiar with the many images Jesus uses of himself. In Easter we hear of Jesus the Good Shepherd, the Door, the Vine, and more. We depend on

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Pentecost 2, 2024

The festival half of the year is behind us with the excitement of Trinity of Sunday. Should we talk about excitement of Trinity Sunday? I am not sure. If you

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Easter 7, 2024

On Thursday of this week, God willing, we will observe the much neglected but important festival of the Ascension. Luke tells us that forty days, that’s this Thursday, Jesus took

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Easter 6, 2024

It is hard to imagine getting weary of Easter, but by week six and seven I think we are bumping up against some modern sensibilities. We have a short attention

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Easter 5, 2024

When you are between two bright lights, one will overpower the other and cast a shadow into the other’s light. If you walk toward the other light, however, at some

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Easter 3, 2024

Mark has almost no resurrection stories for us, so we are dependent upon the other Gospels for this. Last week we heard John’s account of disbelieving Thomas in the upper

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Easter II

The fellow who calculated the calendar we all use was named Dionysius Exiguus. He lived in the sixth century. At the time, dates were established by the person who was

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