Fr Dave’s Homily for Advent 4

Advent #4…Series A Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (December 17&189th, 2016) Text: Matthew 1:18-25 Title: Gospel Righteousness… Matthew’s story of the birth of the Messiah…the story of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ begins with a sex scandal. Joseph has discovered that Mary (his beloved fiancée and soon-to-be wife) is…

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Homily for Advent 2

Advent 2…Series A Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (December 3&4, 2016)   Title: John BEFORE Jesus!! Text: Matthew 3:1-12 I don’t know if you are aware of it but, in all four NT Gospels (in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) we hear the voice of John the Baptist (the last of…

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Fr. Dave’s All Saints’ Day Homily

The Feast of All Saints…Series C Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (November 5th, 2016) Title: Silk Purses and Sow’s Ears… Text: Matthew 5:1-12   Today we join Christian churches around the world in celebration of the feast of All Saints, which is one of the seven “principal feasts” celebrated each year,…

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Fr. Dave’s Sermon for October 2nd

Pentecost #18…Series C Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (October 2nd, 2016) Title: “FAITH…the Power of the Impossible!! Text: Luke 17: 5-10   In our Gospel reading for this 20th Sunday after the great feast of Pentecost, Jesus responds to the anxious prayer of his half-believing disciples, “Lord, Increase our Faith” by…

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