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Haggai part 1: Consider Your Ways

a sermon on Haggai 1 for Grace Anglican Church on 19 June 2016 Introduction to the Book of the Prophet Haggai Haggai is one of the last prophets in Judah.  He ministered alongside Zechariah, and Malachi soon followed.  These three … Continue reading

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St. Matthew’s Day

(21 September) The Collect: O ALMIGHTY God, who by your blessed Son did call Matthew from the receipt of custom to be an Apostle and Evangelist: Grant us grace to forsake all covetous desires, and inordinate love of riches, and … Continue reading

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The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

(17 August 2014, 2 August 2015) The Collect: GRANT to us, Lord, we beseech you, the spirit to think and do always such things as be rightful; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without you, may … Continue reading

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Gospel in Exile

This is my sermon on Jeremiah 29:1-14 (for Proper 23 Year C) at Grace Anglican Church. “I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” … Continue reading

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Christian Capitalism or Christian Socialism?

C.S. Lewis is like a modern literary hero among Christians.  One of his most-respected books Mere Christianity has sometimes been called the ‘Evangelicals’ Other Bible!’  One of those quotes that most American Christians overlook, however, is the following: “There is … Continue reading

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A Sign and Pledge of His Love

At the end of my previous post, I referred the Eucharist as a “sign and pledge” of God’s love.  So what I wanted to share now were some thoughts on how God shows us His love with us in the … Continue reading

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Charity/Love with George Herbert

Something especially challenging about the English language is how much it seems to have changed in the past century.  Those who are over 50 years old tend to be fairly aware of this, but my generation is reasonably clueless unless … Continue reading

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