Tag Archives: atonement

Wrestling with God (3 of 3)

This is an excerpt from my sermon on Sunday 25 October on Genesis 32:24-29. Ah, the story of Jacob wrestling with God for his blessing: what an inspiring account!  How comforting it is to know that if you just wrestle … Continue reading

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Scriptural Tour on Holy Communion

A few months ago, I was inspired by the Vigil of All Saints’ Day in the Book of Occasional Services to consider creating my own vigil service for another feast day, namely for Corpus Christi.  The idea was, like the All Saints … Continue reading

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Tuesday before Easter

(15 April 2014, 31 March 2015) The Collects: ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who, of your tender love towards mankind, has sent your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, … Continue reading

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Overview of the book of Leviticus

The most important thing to remember about the book of Leviticus is that it’s a collection of laws showing how ancient Israel was to be a royal priesthood and a holy nation.  History: Context & Background Leviticus is the third … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Prayer for the Church

Jesus’ prayer for the Church in John 17 is one of the most famous prayers in the Bible.  Its pleas for unity among Christians, in particular, are a heart-stirring call to repentance and reconciliation among the many Christian denominations and … Continue reading

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Learn of Jesus Christ to Die

This is a shortened version of the homily I preached at Grace Anglican Church at the Good Friday evening worship service. Introduction What’s the big deal about the death of Jesus?  Well, it’s one of the key ingredients in the … Continue reading

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Paradise in Death

This is a homily I’m preaching at Trinity Congregational at a worship service at Trinity Church Congregational in Bolton, MA, on Good Friday at noon. The Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ, according to St. Luke, from chapter 23… One … Continue reading

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