Category Archives: That’ll Preach

Love Your Neighbor

The Gospel this morning was Matthew 22:34-46 .  Jesus was asked: “What is the greatest commandment?”  The text gives us the answer given in Matthew.  In Luke, Jesus tells a story–the Good Samaritan. A disciple asked Rabbi Schmelke a similar question, he answers with a story– A Hasidic Tale A disciple asked Rabbi Shmelke: “We are …

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Thoughts on Psalm 19

Psalm 19 was sung this morning after the reading of the Old Testament lesson (Exodus 20- The Ten Commandments).  I have said it before, that Psalm is the perfect compliment to the Exodus reading. The sermon today did highlight the aspects of law found in the Epistle and Gospel, but for me, Psalm 19 stands …

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Thoughts from 9/25/11

Today I actually preached from the lectionary instead of listened to a sermon.  It is quite different stepping into a pulpit infequently rather than the every week approach that I have known for most of my career. I focused primarily on Philippians 2- The Christ Hymn.  Without sharing my sermon from one end to the …

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Thoughts on the Sermon 08/28/11

The lessons and collect today at St. Andrew’s On the Hill can be found at the Lectionary Page. Basically, we were reading Moses’ call from Exodus 3, what Jesus’ followers are supposed to look like from Romans 12, and Jesus calling all of us to take up our cross and follow him. Tim McCree did …

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