Category Archives: Proclamatio

Sermon Notes- May 6, 2012

Year B- 5th Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40 Psalm 22:25-31 (UMH 752) 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 The Vine and the Branches from the Gospel is a great passage to preach.  I will be using materials from my D.S. and friend, Ken Carter.  Check out these Bible Study Notes- Bearing Fruit and an article that is more …

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Sermon Notes- April 29, 2012

Year B-4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 (UMH 754 or 137) 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 The 4th Sunday of Easter has been traditionally seen as “Good Shepherd Sunday.”   Almost every lectionary has chosen Psalm 23 and one of the Good Shepherd passages from the Gospel of John for this Sunday.  Rather than …

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Sermon Notes- April 22, 2012

Year B- 3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 (UMH 741) 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 We are deep into the Season of Easter and the Risen Jesus keeps showing up. of all the lessons, the Gospel is my favorite.  It is a Eucharistic reading and tells us something about the Church.  If we want …

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Sermon Notes-April 15, 2012

Year B- 2nd Sunday of Easter Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 133 (UMH 850) 1 John 1:1-2:2 John 20:19-31 The second Sunday of Easter, usually means Doubting Thomas in the Gospel.  I have preached this passage many times, but I am going to do something different this year; I will focus on the Acts reading–and find a way …

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Sermon Notes-April 8, 2012 (Easter Sunday)

Year B-Easter Sunday Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 (UMH 839) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 This is one of those Sundays that inspire the preacher to be at his/her best.  The pews may be filled this Sunday like no other Sunday of the year.  The theme is central to living the Christian faith.  The scriptures, …

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Holy Week 2012

Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil I will offer a couple of notes for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.  I usually preach on Maundy Thursday and usually do some kind of liturgical observance on Good Friday.  In general, reading the scriptures for the day in worship and tying them to the regular liturgies works for …

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