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“Repent, Believe, Follow”

January 24, 2021 Third Sunday after Epiphany The text is Mark 1:14-20 -oOo- 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” 16 As Jesus passed … Continue reading

“Come And See”

January 17, 2021 Second Sunday after Epiphany The text is John1:43-51. –oOo– 43 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” 44 Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him … Continue reading

“Ready, Set, Go!”

January 10, 2021 Baptism of Our Lord The text is Mark 1:4-11 -o0o- 4 John the Baptizer was in the desert telling people about a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 All Judea and all the people of Jerusalem went to him. As they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River. 6 John was … Continue reading

“Three? Wise? Men?”

January 3, 2021 Epiphany of Our Lord The text is Matthew 2:1-12. -oOo- 1 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star … Continue reading

“Go In Peace”

December 27, 2020 First Sunday of Christmas The text is Luke 2:22-40. -oOo- 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male shall be designated as holy … Continue reading

“Let It Be”

December 20, 2020 Fourth Sunday in Advent The text is Luke 1: 26-38. -o0o- 26In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 … Continue reading

“Who Are You?”

December 13, 2020 Third Sunday of Advent The text is John 1: 6-8, 19-28. Preached by Minister Tom Houston at Grace Ministries when he presided at service there on Sunday, December 13, 2020. -o0o- 6 God sent a man named John to be his messenger. 7 John came to declare the truth about the light … Continue reading

“Patience, My Son!”

December 6, 2020 The Second Sunday in Advent The text is Mark 1: 1-8. -o0o- 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of … Continue reading


November 29, 2020 First Sunday in Advent The text is Mark 13:24-37 -o0o- [Jesus said:] 24 “In those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26 Then … Continue reading

“Last, But Not ‘Least’”

11/22/2020 Christ The King Sunday The text is Matthew 25:31-46. -o0o- [Jesus said to the disciples:] 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate … Continue reading


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