Sermons on “Jesus”

Blessings and Woes

The poor can help us see the need for a power greater than ourselves to heal us and give us happiness and meaning. They help us come to the day when we will clearly see the source of this power: Jesus, the Christ, our Savior.

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What Type of Peter Are You?

Getting near to God is a scary thing. Looking at two episodes from Peter’s life we see a change in how he responds to the greatness of Jesus.

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The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth

“God doesn’t save people like you.” When these words are spoken in Nazareth the people turn on Jesus.

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The Baptism of Jesus

“You are my beloved child and with you I am well pleased.” How would it change your life if you heard God say these words to you?

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The Visit of the Wise Men

We celebrate Epiphany because it’s a time to remind ourselves that in him a light has dawned that will never go out; a light of faith, and hope, and joy that shines in all the kinds of darkness that can afflict this world. (Matthew 2:1-12)

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The Word Became Flesh

The fourth evangelist understands that God’s promise to be with God’s people wherever they go has now taken on a different representation in Jesus. (John 1:1-18)

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John Preaches to the People

The reading from Luke for this week follows on the heels of the summary of John’s preaching of a “baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins,” and the claim that his proclamation, which sets the table for the arrival of Jesus, was what Isaiah promised centuries prior. (Luke 3:7-18)

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