Category Archives: Ordinary Time

Take Nothing. God Has Given All We Need.

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

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It’s a Matter of Equality

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

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Loving our enemies – and our youth – for the sake of the Gospel

Lectionary 7 (Seventh Sunday after Epiphany)Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; Matthew 5:38-48Sunday, February 20, 2011 Lectionary 7 Year A 2011 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. Last week’s Confirmation Class … Continue reading

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It ain’t about us

Lectionary 3 (Third Sunday after Epiphany)Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 4-9; Matthew 4:12-23Sunday, January 23, 2011Sermon manuscript as PDF: Download Lectionary 3 – Year A 2011 Lectionary 3 – Year A 2011 Grace to you and peace, from the one who … Continue reading

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Now is the Time

Lectionary 33 (25th Sunday after Pentecost), Year C2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19Sunday, November 14, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. Growing up with the last name of … Continue reading

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Certain Promise, Certain Hope for Uncertain Times

Lectionary 29 (21st Sunday after Pentecost), Year C2 Timothy 3:14:-4:5Sunday, October 17, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. In our second reading today we read excerpts of … Continue reading

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Walking the Pathway of Faith, Looking for What God Will Do

Lectionary 27 (19th Sunday after Pentecost), Year CPsalm 37:1-9; Luke 17:5-10Sunday, October 3, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. “Increase our faith!” the apostles begged Jesus.Increase our … Continue reading

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