Category Archives: on the Old Testament

“Out of the Depths We Cry” a funeral sermon for Jaime Sarrantino 8/25/2018

This is not a time for explanations. This is not a place for clichés. This is not a community of wishful thinkers. It is a time, place and a gathering to call a thing what it is – Jaime’s death … Continue reading

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LET GOD LEAD (min msg)

Jonah; Mark 1:14-20

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“Longing for the Light on the Longest Night” an Advent Reflection on Isaiah 9:2, 6

                  The people who walked in darkness    have seen a great light;those who lived in a land of deep darkness—    on them light has shined…. …For a child has been born for us, … Continue reading

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“THIS IS WHY WE SING” an Advent Reflection on Isaiah 61:1-4 on the 5th anniversary of Newtown

Isaiah 61:1-4 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; … Continue reading

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RETRACING STEPS TO FIND THE CURRENT (min msg)

Amos 5:24

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“Finding Joy in Struggle” a sermon on Matt 33:15-22 (Isaiah 45:1-7, Psalm 96 & 1 Thess 1:1-10)

10/22/2017 Sermon on all four texts! Matt 22:15-22, Isaiah 45:1-7, Psalm 96 & 1 Thess 1:1-10 “Finding Joy in Struggle” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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PSALM 13 – LAMENT AND HOPE (min msg)

1How long, O Lord? Will you forget | me forever? How long will you hide your | face from me? 2How long shall I have perplexity in my mind, and grief in my heart, day | after day? How long shall my enemy triumph | over me? 3Look upon … Continue reading

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