Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Sing…Light has come” a Christmas reflection on John 1:1-14

Mary Oliver wrote a Poem called, “Buddha’s Last Instruction” (online available: http://www.poetry-chaikhana.com/blog/2013/02/20/mary-oliver-the-buddhas-last-instruction) The poem begins, “MAKE OF YOURSELF A LIGHT” said the Buddha before he died. I think of this every morning as the East begins to tear off its many clouds … Continue reading

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“Merry Christmas Benson” a Christmas Eve Sermon on Luke 2:8-16

12/24/2014 Christmas Eve Sermon on Luke 2:8-16 “Merry Christmas Benson” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Merry Christmas 2014

Have an Awesome Christmas. – PGS For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. His authority shall grow continually, … Continue reading

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“Impossible made possible” an Advent sermon on Luke 1:26-38

12/21/2014 Advent 4 Sermon on Luke 1:26-38 “Impossible made possible” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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5 Good Reasons to Try Church Again This Christmas

 St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Saybrook, CT                                                                   … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Love – Part 3: Love – an Advent Reflection on 1 John 4:7-21 (two years after Sandy Hook)

We may not want to admit it, but it feels like there is a deficit of love in this world. The news  seems to be only getting worse and worse. Since Sunday there have been hostages taken in Australia, a horrible … Continue reading

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“You are a witness to the Light” an Advent sermon on Genesis 1:1-5 and John 1:1-9

12/14/2014 Advent 3 Sermon on Genesis 1:1-5 and John 1:1-9 “You are a witness to the Light” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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