September 30, 2013
Sermon teaching on angels, ending with a focus on Revelation 12:7-12, for the Festival of St. Michael and all angels. Who are the angels, and what do they do? What role do they play in God's service and plan of salvation?
September 23, 2013
Sermon on Luke 16:1-15, for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, about the Parable of the Dishonest Manager, and why he was commended by the master as he was being fired. Also what Jesus wants us to learn from this parable about how we use our wealth/material possessions.
September 16, 2013
Sermon on 1 Timothy 1:12-17 for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, about how the example of the Apostle Paul magnifies the grace of God for us, and what God's mercy means for us as well.
September 9, 2013
Sermon on Philemon 1-21, about Paul's letter of appeal to his friend Philemon, that he receive back Onesimus, the runaway slave, with forgiveness and love. Also, how Paul's words and actions on Onesimus' behalf were Christ-like.
September 4, 2013
Sermon on Luke 14:7-14 for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, about Jesus' parables to the guests at a banquet, about how we try to seek honor, and who we associate with or help. How Jesus serves, in contrast to our pride.