Sermon for Lent Midweek 4, March 17, AD 2021
March 18th, 2021
When God saves there are always winners and losers. We sing every week to God in the Sanctus, “Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth.” Sabaoth means hosts, armies, massive groups of soldiers. Our Lord...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Laetare, the Fourth Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
March 14th, 2021
Jesus knew exactly what he was doing when he went across the sea of Galilee, leading the large crowd up onto the mountain. He was completing what began with Moses in the wilderness after the exodus. T...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Lent Midweek 3, March 10, AD 2021
March 11th, 2021
For one hundred years Noah preached to his neighbors to repent, for God was going to destroy the earth by water. The world was incredibly wicked, and no one but Noah and his family would survive. Noah...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Oculi, the Third Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
March 8th, 2021
A popular ethical point of view today is that “the ends justifies the means.” That is to say that any action taken is ok as long as it is working toward a good end. Coupled with this is the common vie...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Lent Midweek 2, March 3, AD 2021
March 4th, 2021
Now one way to sum up the message of the Bible in six words could be, “Kill the dragon, get the girl.” Now this implies that Someone is doing the work of killing and getting, and we’ll get to that, bu...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Reminiscere, the Second Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
February 28th, 2021
Lent comes before Easter. Advent comes before Christmas. In the church calendar this fact is built in – God never gives anyone great fortune without first giving great hardship. We try hard to remove...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Feast of St. Matthias (Lent Midweek 1), AD 2021
February 25th, 2021
We often think of Peter’s first sermon as the one at Pentecost. After the Holy Spirit comes upon the disciples, they see tongues of fire above them and begin to speak in many languages. Peter then pre...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Invocabit, the first Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
February 21st, 2021
Sometimes when we think of Jesus as our God and Lord, which He is, we put Him into a place so beyond ourselves that it seems hard to relate to Him. When we view Jesus as one who is far beyond us in po...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Ash Wednesday, AD 2021
February 18th, 2021
Some of the best stories in the Bible involve fasting and ashes. In the book of Esther, before Esther goes to speak to her husband, the king, she fasts, and her cousin Mordecai sits in sackcloth and a...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Quinquagesima, AD 2021
February 15th, 2021
This love that would lead to martyrdom is the one that early Christians recognized as something worth remembering. For Christian love is nothing less than the work of the very love of Christ in the pe...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for Sexagesima, AD 2021
February 8th, 2021
“All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass.” One doesn’t have to have been alive very long or very perceptive to recognize that almost nothing in this world lasts. ...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
Sermon for the Purification of Mary and Presentation of Our Lord, AD 2021
February 3rd, 2021
This day, exactly forty days after Christmas, brings us a great lesson capping off the very end of the Christmas season. In this final account of Jesus’ birth and early years, the scriptures give us a...  Read More
by Pastor Antonetti
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