One With Authority

a sermon for the 4th Sunday after the Epiphany

The Bible has lots of amazing and miraculous stories in it. Sometimes we hear about strange and wondrous natural phenomena, like the parting of the Red Sea, or walking on water. Sometimes we hear about miraculous healing, like when that woman was healed simply by touching Jesus’ robe. Sometimes we hear about amazing feats of faith, like the feeding of the 5000 from a few fish and a couple of loaves of bread. And most of the time, we can get our mind around how those stories relate to us here in the 21st century.  But demons are another matter.

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Called to Discipleship

a sermon for the 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany

What would it take to get you to drop everything – leave your job or your friends, leave your family, leave your home – and begin a new life, changing the world in the process?

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