Sermons tagged with ‘baptism’

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord, Series B, 2021 Mark 9:2–9


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ The glory and splendor of baptism is hard to see sometimes. After all, baptism doesn’t keep us from suffering and struggle. We all know firsthand that it doesn’t. Instead, the magnificence of baptism is hidden behind weakness, suffering, and sacrifice. But that water and the Words of our Lord, they […]

Pentecost 23, Series A, 2020 Matthew 25.1-13


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ “Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.”   This parable from Jesus is terrifying. It’s like a nightmare. The one thing you’re looking forward to passes you by because you weren’t ready.   You know how this works, right? I was talking to a pastor friend of mine this week, and he […]

Pentecost 19, Series A, 2020 Isaiah 25.6-9


Read Today’s Reading » +++++++ Today is a day to rejoice and be glad.   I know, the way life has been going lately, today probably doesn’t seem like a day to rejoice and be glad. It’s 2020 after all. And while we may be looking forward to rejoicing and being glad in 2021 or 2022 […]