The Revolution Will Have Singing

Gaudete, Advent 3A   Luke 1:46-55 Today is a Sunday of rejoicing! We began with our litany of praise and thanksgiving for all the things in which we rejoice. Today, we also rejoice with Mary. My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God, my savior. Now, before I say too…

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Keep the Faith

Pentecost 13C      Hebrews 11:29-12:2   Luke 12:49-56 Each week I have the great joy of declaring the Gospel of the Lord. The Holy Gospel According to whichever of the four, the reading is done, then This is the Gospel of the Lord, and we all say Thanks Be to God. It is a…

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Mother of God

Each year on the Sunday closest to August 15th I get to preach a sermon about Mary, the mother of Jesus. Now, that may seem just fine to some and strange to others. Most Lutherans have never concerned themselves very much with Mary, just like most of Protestant Christianity. I will admit that for most…

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She Laughs

This past week our Sunday school began, at the request of a participant, a study of women in the bible. Since I am a “lady pastor” as some wish to call me, I have always shied away from teaching many classes exclusively about women in scripture largely because I am concerned that such a thing…

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Mother Of Our Lord

Each year on the Sunday closest to August 15th I plan to preach a sermon that talks about Mary, the mother of Jesus. Now, that may seem just fine to some and strange to others. Most Lutherans have never concerned themselves very much with Mary, just like most of Protestant Christianity. I will admit that…

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Mary, Mother of Our Lord

Sermon for Mary, Mother of Our Lord Sunday August 15th  Texts for the day: Isaiah 61:7-7,  Psalm 34:1-9, Galatians 4:4-7,  Luke 1:46-55  On this day we hear the song of a young peasant woman of the first century. A poor woman. A small woman. A very small thing she is, in comparison to the whole world,…

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Lenten Wednesday March 11 2009

Lenten Wednesday Sermon Series March 11 2009 Luke 2:41-52 Son, we have sought for you sorrowing. Imagine losing a child like that. The sinking sick feeling. Where is he? What on earth is he doing? Why oh why didn’t I look before? And then the searching, searching every face in the crowd, every corner, all…

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