Posts with the tag “persecution”
Sermon for Lent Midweek Service, March 16, AD 2022
March 17th, 2022
We have all heard the story of Noah’s ark and seen children’s books with the cute animals and such. God flooded the earth because of man’s wickedness, but preserved righteous Noah and his family in th...
Sermon for Lent Midweek Service, March 9, AD 2022
March 10th, 2022
St. Peter calls us Christians “sojourners and exiles.” We are not in the place where we are truly from, where we are supposed to be. He recalls the memory of the ancient Judahites who went into exile ...
Sermon for the Feast of St. Stephen, AD 2021
December 31st, 2021
The problem when we read a great martyrdom account like that of St. Stephen, is that we think we cannot relate, as we have never been persecuted for our faith. Our lives can seem petty and insignifica...