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“What a rush!” (a ‘no spoilers’ sermon featuring Star Wars) Advent 4

12/22/2019 Advent 4 Sermon on Matthew 1:1-25 “What a rush!” (a ‘no spoilers’ sermon featuring Star Wars) St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sunday is coming! “The amazing things about Mary and her song” – Luke 1:39-56

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” (Luke 1:47) The Magnificat is an amazing song. It serves the church not only to highlight Mary and her importance in the story of Jesus; it also … Continue reading

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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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“Re-framing the Narrative: Thinking Backwards the Advent” a sermon on Luke 21:20-36

12/02/2018 Advent 1 Sermon on Luke 21:20-36 “Re-framing the Narrative: Thinking Backwards this Advent” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“Most Excellent Theophilus” Rediscovering Advent with Luke

  “Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, I too … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The beginning at the end.” Advent 1C, Luke 21:25-36

“Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” (Luke 21:28) “Do you ever get the feeling the world is coming to an end?” said a friend in response … Continue reading

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“Now is the time for Joy!” Advent Message, Christmas Around the World & Pageant

12/17/2017 Advent 3 “Now is the time for Joy” Advent message on 1 Thessalonians 5:15-24 Christmas Around the World Pageant St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“Click” – An Advent Letter to My Congregation, 2017

(An advent letter sent to the people of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Saybrook, CT Dec 6, 2017) Advent blessings to you and Merry Christmas! “The Light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5) … Continue reading

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“Wait for the man on the cross” an Advent sermon on Mark 13:21-37

12/03/2017 Advent 1 Sermon on Mark 13:21-37 (Now is the Time!, Part 1) “Wait for the Man on the Cross” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT David Lose, In the Meantime: http://www.davidlose.net/2014/11/advent-1-b/ http://www.davidlose.net/2017/11/advent-1-b-a-present-tense-advent/

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WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO WAIT FOR? (min msg)

from Notre Dame – Paris, France

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