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Sermons and Bible Studies

All Throughout Scripture…, Proper 20 (C) – 1998

September 20, 1998

All throughout scripture there is attention paid, and tension within, the relationship between money and piety. Money and possessions signal God’s blessing in many stories. God’s blessing follows those who […]

In the Gospel Text…, Proper 14 (C) – 1998

August 09, 1998

In the gospel text from St. Luke, Jesus is quoted, saying, “Don’t be afraid. I will give you the Kingdom. Use your stuff so that you have permanent benefit from […]

Today Marks the Celebration…, Feast of the Epiphany – 1998

January 06, 1998

Today marks the celebration of Epiphany, the revelation, the showing forth, the manifestation of God. This season is begun with the story of the Wise One’s seeking out Bethlehem of […]

St. Michael and All Angels Selected Sermon

September 29, 1997

How do we talk about what we know and cannot see, what we perceive and cannot touch? Our age is one poor in language and concept for the realities that […]

The Visitation Selected Sermon

May 31, 1997

“Mother Mary meek and mild…” In artistic depictions of the Visitation, all the great medieval and renaissance paintings, there seems to be a uniformity in the blandness of Mary’s facial […]

Early in the Morning…, Easter Day (B) -1997

March 30, 1997

Early in the morning the women disciples of Jesus are on their way to the tomb when suddenly they realize they are going to encounter what we moderns might call […]

Ashes to Ashes…, Ash Wednesday – 1997

February 12, 1997

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Even in life, we live with death. Even as we strive to live well, provide for ourselves and others, love God, we are complicit […]

The Feast of All Saints…, All Saints’ Day (A) – 1996

October 27, 1996

The Feast of All Saints is here again. The great songs will be sung. We’ll celebrate that wild, mysterious reality of the communion of Saints and talk about saints, little […]

The Vine and the Ties That Bind and Set Us Free, Easter 6 (A) – 1996

May 12, 1996

Jesus imagery in the gospel this morning speaks to us of the rooted context of the maturing Christian life. We are called to abide in God, trusting that the Vine […]

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