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I haven’t been posting sermons here recently … but this one on Acts 15, and the bold faith of those first believers to trust in and be moved by the Spirit to do a new thing, is one I wanted … Continue reading
Sermon for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 14, Year B) Sunday, July 8, 2012 Grace Lutheran Church, St Paul, MN The Rev. Chris Duckworth Sermon text: Mark 6:1-13 (Common English Bible) Grace to you and peace, from the one who … Continue reading
Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost July 1, 2012 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 (Common English Bible) Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come. Amen. Saint Paul writes: “It isn’t that … Continue reading
Second Sunday of Easter, Year A1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31May 1, 2011 Christ is risen. Alleluia! Christ is risen indeed. Alleluia! Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come. Amen. … Continue reading
Before the horror of Friday and the glory of Sunday, we have this night, on which words of promise are spoken. A prelude of promise prior to the pain of death.
The problem with suffering is that it defies all what we think we know about God – that God has the power to heal, and that God is all-loving. We experience God’s love at times, and God’s power at other times. But there are plenty of times when we don’t feel either. No power. No love. Just absence.