Sermon Trinity 8

St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Trinity 8, 2020, Aug.2, 2020 Canon Claude Schroeder

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“Ho!” cried the prophet Isaiah, “Ho!”


What is this “Ho?” 

That isn’t a word is it?

Turns out, “Ho,” as it appears in the 55th Chapter of the Book of Isaiah, is a call for attention to something that has been seen, as when sailors say,” Land, Ho!” 

Look! There it is!

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Sermon for Trinity 7 – July 26, 2020

Canon Claude Schroeder
Matthew 13. 31-33, 44-52, Psalm 119. 129-136, Romans 8. 26-39 1 Kings 3. 5-12

In today’s Gospel lesson from the thirteenth Chapter of St. Matthew,  “Jesus put before them, that is his disciples, another parable.” But as it turns out, Jesus set before them not another parable, but another five parables, for a total of seven parables here in the thirteenth Chapter of St. Matthew.

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The Parable of the Weeds and the Wheat

Beth Christianson
July 19, 2020

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Well, we find ourselves well into summer today by the Earth’s-trip-around-the-sun calendar, and well into Trinity season by the church calendar.  Trinity season encompasses all the long, lovely days of summer and fall in which we slow down from our mad rush from feast day to feast day that takes up December to May, and begin our slow and systematic journey through one of the four Gospels, Matthew this year.  We move carefully through the chapters, examining the ministry of Jesus, the miracles, the sermons, and the parables.  Trinity is the season where we dig deep into what Jesus taught his followers, and through the Gospel writers, teaches us, about what it means to be Christ-followers, and to participate in God’s Kingdom.  

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Be Intentional – Sermon July 12, 2020

Scriptures:  Isaiah 55: 6-13, Psalm 65: 1-13, Romans 8:1-11 and Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of our hearts together, be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer.

Be Intentional

            I have chosen to use Isaiah 55 as the text for today’s sermon and I want to begin by inviting you to join me on two imaginary grocery shopping ventures.

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