Sermons on Luke

December 20, 2020

December 20, 2020 “Entering the Story” 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16   Luke 1:26-38   Luke 1:46b-55 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O God, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. So, it was just a short walk from the guest house where I was staying in Nazareth five years ago to the Church of the Annunciation – a beautiful basilica built over the spot in the village of Nazareth…

Blue Christmas Service

December 6, 2020                 Blue Christmas Service “What Are We to Say?”  Luke 1:26-38   Romans 8:31-32, 37-39        Let us pray:  May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, oh God, our strength and our redeemer.  AMEN So, each year as I prepare the Blue Christmas service, I spend time reflecting on the past year. I think about those we lost in our church family. I think about all that has…

August 30, 2020

August 30, 2020 “Divine Things” Luke 16:21-28 Said Jesus to Peter… For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things. It’s all about shifting gears from one line of thinking to another. In this case it is Peter thinking of human things and not thinking of the things of God. Shifting gears. My brother-in-law told the simple and probably not so unique story of his brother. His brother fought in Viet Nam, served his tour…