Monthly Archives: October, 2011

Sermon Notes- November 27, 2011

First Sunday of Advent- Year B Isaiah 64:1-9 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37   Advent is one of my favorite times of the Church Year to preach. First, it is a compact season with lots of depth.  Four weeks and you are done, yet the themes and scriptures of the four weeks …

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Rule of Life-Mission and Service

I have mentioned this in other places on this site, but it never hurts to repeat.  I am a member of the Fellowship of Saint John the Evangelist.  We are a group of men and women across the world who seek to lead an ordered life of prayer and service in connection with the Society …

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Gifted

In the Daily Office, we are still reading through 1 Corinthians.  The reading directly after discussion of the Body of Christ in the bread and the wine speaks about the Body of Christ-the Church, acting as one “body.”  This is one of my favorite chapters in the new Testament to preach and teach. 1 Corinthians …

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A Meal Together

Today in the Daily Office, the Epistle was 1 Corinthians 11:23-34 The Institution of the Lord’s Supper For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and …

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Collect for the Day

Most days in Morning Prayer, the collect for the day is the same collect that is used on the previous Sunday in worship (unless there is a special commemoration or Holy Day).  So, in practice, that collect offered on Sunday may stay with you all week. Yesterday’s collect was memorable to me, may it stick …

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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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