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“Fear, Faith and Props” Luke 12:32-40 and Hebrews 11:1-16

8/11/2019 Sermon on Luke 12:32-40 and Hebrews 11:1-16 “Fear, Faith and Props” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo

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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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HOPES FOR A NEW YEAR (min msg)

Happy New Year as we move from Christmas to Epiphany St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Themes of Advent: MY HOPE IS BUILT ON NOTHING LESS

Pastor Richard Neil Donovan recalls this story [online available: https://www.sermonwriter.com/hymn-stories/hope-built-nothing-less%5D In 19th century England there was a boy named Edward. His parents were non-believers; likely thinking that Christian faith was just wishful thinking. When young Edward was old enough he … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, Love – Part 2: Hope – an Advent reflection on Romans 8:24-25 and Luke 1:46-55

For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope.                   For who hopes for what is seen? But if we hope for what we do not see, … Continue reading

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“Keeping Awake with Ferguson” an Advent sermon on Isaiah 64:1-12 and Mark 13:29-37

11/30/2014 Advent 1 Sermon on Isaiah 64:1-12 and Mark 13:29-37 “Keeping Awake with Ferguson” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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My Reflections on the show, “Rev.”

I recently finished the finale of the third season of the show “Rev.”* This British semi-serious sitcom is set an inner-city London. The show follows the antics of the congregation called St. Saviour’s and their priest, the Rev. Adam Smallbone, who … Continue reading

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