November 2018

Jarius & the Woman seek Jesus – 24th Sunday after Trinity 2018

The story of Jarius seeking Jesus’ help to heal his daughter and the woman with the issue of blood touching the hem of Jesus’ garment. From the appointed text for the 24th Sunday after Trinity from Matthew chapter 9. 

Our Citizenship is in Heaven – 23rd Sunday after Trinity 2018

A focus on St. Paul’s words from Philippians 3:17-21. ‘Our citizenship in heaven’ is both a great comfort but also a hard saying. 

October 2018

Be Strong in the Lord – 21st Sunday after Trinity

St. Paul tells the Ephesians, “Be strong in the Lord and the power of His might”, just as the Israelites were told “Be strong and courageous”. We are called to stand firm in the power of God and to press forward in His might. A sermon based on the Epistle lesson for the 21st Sunday […]

Jesus heals the Paralytic man – 19th Sunday after Trinity 2018

Jesus says to the paralytic man –  “Son, be of good cheer, thy sins are forgiven thee” and then heals him. Topic – Jesus is Lord not just of your situation but Jesus is Lord of your soul burdened with sin. – Matthew 9, Mark 2, Luke 5

September 2018

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism

A focus on St. Paul’s words to the Ephesians – “One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism”. Ephesians 4:5. 

Jesus & the Widow of Nain – 16th Sunday after Trinity 2018

Jesus encounters the grief of the widow of Nain and raises her son. Luke 7. A sermon for the 16th Sunday after Trinity 2018.

Seek ye first the Kingdom of God – 15th Sun after Trinity 2018

A sermon based on Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you”. A sermon for the Gospel on the 15th Sunday after Trinity. 

14th Sunday after Trinity – Psalm 19:1

Psalm 19:1. The heavens declare the glory of God and the firmament shows His handiwork. A sermon focused on God as the Author of all Creation.

August 2018

13th Sunday after Trinity 2018

13th Sunday after Trinity. Parable of the Good Samaritan from Luke 10.

Bruce Graunke Funeral

Prepared for the Memorial Service of Bruce Graunke.