Monthly Archives: September 2011

Even the Church gets Tempted

When we pray, “Lead us not into temptation” I bet most of us think about the temptations we face in our everyday lives. It is not Lent now, but often during Lent I think of this part of the prayer in particular … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matthew 20:14-16, “You’re going to pay me that?”

Sermon on Matthew 20:14-16 “You’re going to pay me that?” September 18, 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po0X-_6HLNs St. Michael’s Lutheran Church,                  New Canaan, CT

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No, it is not ok. But I forgive you.

Peter asked Jesus how many times he must forgive, “Seven times?” Jesus replied, “Not, seven, but seventy-seven times” (Matthew 18:21-22). We have a tendency in our culture that when someone does wrong to us to do one of two things … Continue reading

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Sermon on 9/11/2011 – Genesis 50:19-20, “Remembering, Pleading Longing”

Sept 11, 2011 Sermon on Genesis 50:19-20 with             Matthew 18:21-35 09/11/11 “Remembering, Pleading, Longing” St. Michael’s   Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT See Links below: Part I   – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CiLG_y-ozo Part II – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FepJXD815s

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Spiritual but not Religious

There is a certain amount of credibility given to blunt honesty. This week I read two articles by the same author – Pastor Lillian Daniel. She is a pastor in the United Church of Christ, and quite frankly, she is … Continue reading

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Sermon on Matthew 16:21-24 “3 Things Jesus Said We Wish He Didn’t”

Sermon on Matthew 16:21-24 “3 Things Jesus Said We Wish He Didn’t” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIdgEBAAGsY September 4, 2011 St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, New Canaan, CT

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