Monthly Archives: December 2014

Chairs to Make

Our passage for this Sunday is Matthew 1:18-25, the angel’s annunciation to Joseph. And the sermon makes reference to an old Carol, called the Cherry Tree Carol. Here is a good version of the carol: Chairs to Make A pregnant … Continue reading

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Mary the God-Bearer

Sermon from December 14th, 2014. The Text for this week’s sermon is Luke 1:46-55, Mary’s Magnificat. Mary the God-Bearer             There is an ancient title for Mary that perhaps holds more truth than any of her others. In antiquity she … Continue reading

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A Song of Peace

Today’s sermon tells the story of the song: “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day,” which was based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells.” If you’d like to hear the song while you read the sermon, or just listen … Continue reading

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A Dirge with Rose-Colored Glasses

Sermon for the first Sunday in Advent, November 30th, 2014. Text for this sermon was Isaiah 64:1-9. Also take a look at Habbakuk 3:16-19. A Dirge With Rose-Colored Glasses             On certain ranches, if say you’re sipping lemonade and watching … Continue reading

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The Christ in Me Greets the Christ in Thee

Sermon from November 23rd, 2014. The Text for this sermon was Matthew 25:31-46. The Christ in Me Greets the Christ in Thee There was a wonderful old lady I met who used to greet people in an unusual way. When … Continue reading

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