The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 13:8-10       Matthew 8. 23-34 Jesus arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there arose a great calm. In this season of Epiphany we are coming to know Jesus as the Wisdom of God and the Power of God.  His power is shown in his miracles,…

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The Third Sunday after Epiphany (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 12:16-21       Matthew 8:1-13   Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean. Epiphany season is a meditation on Christmas – the unveiling of who Jesus is as he manifests first his Wisdom (as a boy in the Temple) and then his Power…

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The Second Sunday after Epiphany (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 12:6-16a        St John 2:1-11   And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; …. And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. The readings in Epiphany season are a mediation on Christmas.  What does it mean that God takes flesh…

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The Sunday after Epiphany (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 12:1-5       Luke 2:41-end   After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers.   Epiphany season – it is the extension of Christmas,…

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The Circumcision of Christ (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 4:8-14       St Luke 2:15-21   And his Name shall be called Jesus. We continue to celebrate Christmas for 12 days!  It began on Christmas Day with a focus on God’s condescension towards us – on the divine nature of Jesus taking on our humanity – and the…

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Christmas (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Hebrews 1:1-12          John 1:1-14   “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us full of grace and truth.” Joy has begun to enter our bones this morning as we sing these songs we know well, and sing them together! Christmas celebrates the historical reality of the…

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Advent 3 – Stewards of the Mystery (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us 1 Corinthians 4:1-5       St. Matthew 11:2-10   Think of us in this way, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of God’s mysteries. Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful. In Advent we prepare to celebrate Christ’s first coming at Christmas, we look…

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Advent 2 – The Hope of Glory (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us Romans 15:4-13       St Luke 21:25-33   Whatever was written in former days, was written for our instruction; that through endurance, and encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have hope.  [Romans 15:4] Advent is a season of hope – the hope rekindled as we remember that God has come…

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The Sacrament of Holy Communion (sermon)

HomeAbout UsWorshipPastoral CareLeadershipTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismContact Us At the Student Bible Study, the students have been looking at the Sacraments, and tonight  we consider the gift of the Sacrament of Holy Communion (a sermon preached 14 May 2016 at Holy Trinity Utrecht).  Tonight we will consider the Old Testament pre-figurings of this Sacrament, and that…

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