The Glory in the Darkness

The Glory in the Darkness

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. How far removed this day, this night, seems from that blessed day, that holy night, when an angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds who were abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flocks...
The Altar of the Cross and the Table of the Lord

The Altar of the Cross and the Table of the Lord

The sermon text for Maundy Thursday is from 1 Corinthians 11:26 [26] For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes. (ESV) “Scripture quotations are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard...
Rejoice! Shout! Behold!

Rejoice! Shout! Behold!

The sermon text for Palm Sunday is from Zechariah 9:9–10 The Coming King of Zion [9] Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on...
Buried with Christ

Buried with Christ

The sermon text for Lent V Midweek is from Romans 6:4 [4] We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. (ESV) “Scripture quotations are...
“What Did You Think It Was Going to Be”

“What Did You Think It Was Going to Be”

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Have you ever had someone ask you a question, and you reply, “What did you say?”  And the other person says, “Just say yes.”  Husbands and wives are familiar with this type of conversation, as...