Sermons from February 2017

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February 26, 2017 Sermon ~ Transfiguration


Jesus did not allow his disciples to stay in the moment. Instead he invited them to allow the moment to inform their lives as they went down the mountain and out into the world. This Transfiguration Sunday is a hinge Sunday for us. It is the transition point between the season of Epiphany when we are reminded of the many ways God is made known to us and Lent when we literally walk with Jesus into the dessert.

February 12, 2017 Sermon ~ Epiphany 6A


Jesus says though that the Christian life does not consist of these mental battles. Instead, we are to make peace in every way for “Blessed are the peacemakers.” More than that, retaliation is not an aspect of Christian existence. When Christians are hassled or persecuted, it is not part of their calling to “get back at them.”