Sermon for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
October 19th, 2020
The Pharisees are unable to undermine Jesus’ authority legitimately and therefore are just going to try to trap him in his words. They want to trip him up in a technicality. They are trying to make hi...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Weekday Devotion: Psalm 96
October 15th, 2020
A continuing series of Psalm devotions for upcoming Sundays. These are written by Rev. Christopher Antonetti and adapted from The Psalms: A Devotional Commentary by C.M. Zorn....  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
October 13th, 2020
Several hundred years before the time of Christ, in the land of Persia, the Jews had a great feast because a man had been hanged....  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
October 5th, 2020
Although rejected by men, Christ would become the chief cornerstone of the new structure, setting every angle of the building....  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Weekday Devotion: Psalm 80
October 1st, 2020
Yet things in the church are not always well in this world. The church experiences distress. It seems like God no longer protects it. The wall is down. There is no growth. We pray to God, why is this ...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Funeral of Phillip G. Gerk, Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, September 29, AD 2020
October 1st, 2020
Two of the readings for today describe names being written – one in the book, and one in heaven. These are one in the same. Those whose names are written in heaven, in the book of life, are those who ...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
September 28th, 2020
The myth is that when we see that false god is only a man all of his power is taken away. Think of the wizard of Oz, no longer so impressive when we look behind the curtain. Yet what we fear, love, an...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Feast of St. Matthew, AD 2020
September 28th, 2020
In fact, these words, written by Matthew at his call, could be thought of as his ordination verses. How often he probably turned them over in his mind, meditating on Christ’s life-giving words through...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Weekday Devotion: Psalm 25
September 24th, 2020
A continuing series of Psalm devotions for upcoming Sundays. These are written by Rev. Christopher Antonetti and adapted from The Psalms: A Devotional Commentary by C.M. Zorn....  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
September 21st, 2020
When I was teaching on today’s gospel lesson in seminary, someone asked me, “If the first men who were called to work didn’t get good pay, why did they even go? I would have gone to work somewhere els...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Weekday Devotion: Psalm 27
September 16th, 2020
This begins a series of Psalm devotions for upcoming Sundays. These are written by Rev. Christopher Antonetti and adapted from The Psalms: A Devotional Commentary by C.M. Zorn....  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
September 14th, 2020
Joseph stood before his brothers as a man who had suffered many wrongs in his life. Everything that he had suffered could be traced back to them. Yet now the tables had turned. He was the second most ...  Read More
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