Posts with the tag “mercy”
Sermon for Reminiscere, the Second Sunday in Lent, AD 2022
March 14th, 2022
St. Paul speaks to the Thessalonians about their sanctification, that they become holy as God is holy. Many of the Thessalonians were Gentiles and did not grow up with the Old Testament or the Law of ...
Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity, AD 2021
June 27th, 2021
As we are given the command, “Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful,” the disciples, students, of Christ are expected to become more like God in mercy as they follow Christ. The mercy which Chr...
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...
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...
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...