Sermons from January 2017

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Two weeks ago we encountered the annual scripture of God calling Jesus beloved at his baptism, and in turn, beginning to know ourselves as beloved by God.  This week, from the lectionary, we encounter the Blesseds in the Beatitudes.  Beloved, blessed – which comes first? When do we know ourselves to be beloved and/or blessed?  […]

Come and See


The story begins after John the Baptizer baptized Jesus. We are told the Spirit “remained” on Jesus. John was standing with two of his disciples when Jesus passed by. John proclaims, “Here is the Lamb of God!”  The disciples start to follow Jesus. They probably wouldn’t make it in a covert operation of the FBI […]