Category Archives: John the Baptist

“Baptism Stories: the Details Matter” sermon on Luke 3:15-17 [18-20] 21-22

1/13/2019 Baptism of Our Lord Sermon on Luke 3:15-17 [18-20] 21-22 “Baptism Stories: The Details Matter” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sunday is Coming! “Fruit worthy of Repentance” Luke 3:7-18 Advent 3C

“The crowd asked him, ‘What then should we do?’” (Luke 3:10) John is not one to mince words. He grabs the attention of his audience with judgment; calling for a change of heart and urging people to action. “You brood … Continue reading

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“Luke, John, Otto & You…” an Advent sermon on Luke 3:1-9

12/09/2018 Advent 2 Sermon on Luke 3:1-9 (The MSG) “Luke, John, Otto & You…” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Read more about the burial rite for Otto von Habsurg here, by Edmund Waldstein: Watch it below:  

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“Come & Die: John the Baptist, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & You” a sermon on Mark 6:14-29

7/15/2018 Sermon on Mark 6:14-29 “Come & Die: John the Baptist, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & You” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sunday is coming! “The different kind of power at work in the kingdom of John & Jesus” Mark 6:14-29

“So (The disciples) went out and proclaimed that all should repent. They cast out many demons, and anointed many with oil who were sick and cured them. King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were … Continue reading

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“Better than a pick-me-up” a sermon on Mark 1:1-15

01/07/2018 Baptism of Our Lord Sermon on Mark 1:1-15 “Better than a pick-me-up” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“What Direction Are You Pointing?” A sermon on John 1:29-39

1/15/2017 Sermon on John 1:29-39 “What Direction Are You Pointing?” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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