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“Jesus lifts you up and pulls you out of the water” a funeral sermon for John Bentley 1/05/2019

I learned something recently about John I did not know about before. He was a sailing instructor! Wow!  I knew he loved the water. I knew he loved his view out the back of his house. I knew he was … Continue reading

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“This is difficult…to whom shall we go?” a sermon on John 6:56-69

5/26/2018 Sermon on John 6:56-69 “This is difficult… To whom shall we go?” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Funeral sermon for Jaime Sarrantino Funeral sermon for Joan Rauenbuhler  

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“Peace among the waves” a funeral sermon for Ken Klein

“Hello Geoff” Ken would say when I’d knock and walk into Ken’s room to see him. His eyes would light up and he’d invite me in. Many people will probably disagree with me on this, but I can tell you … Continue reading

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“A place prepared” a funeral sermon for Dick Voigt

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many (mansions). If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And … Continue reading

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“Wow. What a witness!” Funeral Sermon for Barbara May

Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?’ She said to … Continue reading

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“You Are Beautiful” a funeral sermon on Luke 24:36-43 for Steffie Walters

Preached on March 26, 2015. Steffie Walters, December 24, 1911-March 20, 2015. “While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”  They were startled and terrified, and thought that they … Continue reading

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“Why Lazarus should terrify you” sermon on John 11:1-46

4/06/2014 Lent 5 Sermon on John 11:1-46 “Why Lazarus should terrify you” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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