Sermons from August 2017

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August 27, 2017 – Pentecost 12


Matthew 16:13-20 (NRSV) Peter’s Declaration about Jesus 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do […]

August 20, 2017 – Pentecost 11


Matthew 15:10-28  (NRSV) Things That Defile 10 Then he called the crowd to him and said to them, “Listen and understand: 11 it is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles.” 12 Then the disciples approached and said to him, “Do you know that the Pharisees took […]

August 13, 2017 – Pentecost 10


Matthew 14:22-33 (NRSV) Jesus Walks on the Water 22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24 but by this time the […]

August 6, 2017 – Pentecost 9


Matthew 14:13-21 (NRSV) Feeding the Five Thousand 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their […]

July 30, 2017 – Pentecost 8


Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 (NRSV) The Parable of the Mustard Seed 31 He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; 32 it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and […]