Father Dave’s Sermon for Proper #6

PROPER #6…Series A Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (June 17&18- 2017) Title: The Son of Compassion!! Text: Matthew 9:35-10:8   Until his death in 2013, Brennon Manning (a “laicized” Catholic priest) was the most powerful preacher of the Gospel of Grace that I have ever been privileged to hear.  In a…

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Pentecost Sunday Sermon

The Feast of Pentecost…Series A Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (June 4th ,2017) Text: Acts 2:1-21 Title: Veni Sancte Spiritus!   VENI SANCTE SPIRITUS…Come Holy Spirit…fill the hearts of your faithful people and, once again, set us on fire with your love…   I want to begin my homily on this…

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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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