God does and comes to us, in all circumstances

Sunday, December 24, 2017 | Advent Fourth Sunday of Advent Year B On the same date: Nativity of the Lord, Christmas Eve Old Testament 2 Samuel 7:1–11, 16 Luke 1:46b–55 New Testament Romans 16:25–27 Gospel Luke 1:26–38   God comes to us even from the very beginning. Sometimes I think that many of us forget … [Read more…]

Be Still and Trust in the Lord

Due to a technical glitch, there is no audio or video of this sermon. Sunday, December 13, 2015  Advent Third Sunday of Advent Year C Old Testament Zephaniah 3:14–20 New Testament Philippians 4:4–7 Gospel Luke 3:7–18 John’s baptism is a break from how the Jews traditionally removed their sins.  Once a year, the Jews would … [Read more…]

Advent, Precursor to Change

  Audio Version Sunday, December 6, 2015 Second Sunday of Advent Year C Old Testament Malachi 3:1–4 New Testament Philippians 1:3–11 Gospel Luke 3:1–6 Welcome to the second Sunday of Advent.  Yet another week of waiting for the Lord.  Like the Israelites, we wait in anticipation of what God will do for us.  We look … [Read more…]

Keep the Faith

  Audio Version Sunday, November 29, 2015 Advent First Sunday of Advent Year C Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Isn’t it interesting that our Gospel for today, during the first Sunday of Advent, when we wait for the Messiah, the Son of God, to be born, has the Son, telling of His coming.  … [Read more…]

Witness to the Light

Audio Version 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 John 1:6–10, 19–29 Our days seem to be shorter during the winter months and in reality they are. For myself, this can make the days actually seem like darkness. We getup in darkness, often arrive home after work in darkness and go to bed in darkness. Some people, they function … [Read more…]