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Sermon – Advent II

Advent II December 4, 2022 Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-7. 18-19 Romans 14:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 When I told my mother a little over 3 years ago that I was going to enroll in a master’s degree in theology, she asked me why, a little surprised, and then she told me that I was probably going to…

Pentecost XIX 22

Pentecost XIX (PROPER 24C) October 16th, 2022 Jeremiah 31:27-34 II Timothy 3:14-4:5 Luke 18:1-8   When I read the readings to prepare to write a sermon, I like to put in my mind a little sentence summarizing the whole message I am hearing. Today, for me, God’s message is “watch, pray and be fervent, the…

Sermon – Pentecost XII

Pentecost XII August 28, 2022 Jeremiah 2:4-13, Psalm 81:1, 10-16, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, Luke 14:1, 7-14 This month, it has been 13 years since I arrived in the United States. Like many of us today who have come from abroad or experienced other cultures, one of the first things I did was to be amazed…