Sermons from December 2020

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Christmas Eve meditation

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    Our sacred scriptures offer two stories about the birth of Jesus. We tend to conflate the gospels of Matthew and Luke, especially in our manger scenes and our Christmas pageants. It’s good to honor and savor both. Jewish scholar Amy Jill Levine writes that “Each Evangelist has different concerns to be shared with […]

O Antiphons: O Come Thou Dayspring & O Come Desire of Nations

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  Numbers 24:16 “I see Him, but not yet; I behold Him, but only faintly in the distance. A Star will come out of Jacob; a Scepter will rise out of Israel.” Psalm 139:11-12 If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light around me become night,” even the darkness is not […]