Monthly Archives: April, 2012

“The Little Way”

Today in Common Prayer, they mention Therese of Lisieux– A quote: “The only way to make rapid progress along the path of divine love is to remain very little and put all our trust in Almighty God.” Prayer: Lord, teach us to dwell in the corners and crevices, to find an abundance of your love …

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Saturday in Easter Week

Collect: We thank you, heavenly Father, that you have delivered us from the dominion of sin and death and brought us into the kingdom of your Son; and we pray that, as by his death he has recalled us to life, so by his love he may raise us to eternal joys; who lives and …

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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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Friday in Easter Week

Collect: Almighty Father, who gave your only Son to die for our sins and to rise for our justification: Give us grace so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may always serve you in pureness of living and truth; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns …

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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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Thursday in Easter Week

Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy …

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