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Funeral Sermon for Mike Satmary, July 2, 2020

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it … Continue reading

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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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“Sermon on the Mt, part 2: a different righteousness” a sermon on Matt 5:13-20 and 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

2/09/2014 Epiphany 5 Sermon on Matt 5:13-20 and 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 “Sermon on the Mount, Part 2: A Different Righteousness” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT Thanks to Jeff Stalley and John Longworth

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A funeral sermon for my grandparents: AJ and Norma Sinibaldo (Romans 8:31-39)

I’ve been thinking of what I should say today for some time now, and what I want to say today is this: There is a certain lack of credible heroes in our world. We tend to go one of two ways … Continue reading

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