7th Sunday after Pentecost

S. Pentecost 7.19 “The Power of Prayer” Gen. 18, Luke 11:1-13     The power of prayer is something modern Christendom is much impressed by and talks about ceaselessly. Jesus’ promise “ask and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will

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6th Sunday after Pentecost

S. Pentecost 6.19 “Having Jesus for Supper” Luke 10:38-42     Have you had Jesus for Supper at your place lately? How’d it go? That’s the question in our Gospel today; I’d say it’s the ultimate question. I’d say your Life depends on it.     I anticipate resistance

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5th Sunday after Pentecost

S. Pentecost 5.19 “Who’s My Neighbor?” Luke 10:25-37     So I know how often you’ve heard me lament going to pastor’s conferences. Well, this week the two vicars and I were at a conference with other pastors. And I want to tell you: it was… excellent! I

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4th Sunday after Pentecost – Vicar Steffen

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019 Berett Steffen                 “Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven.” Jesus says these words to the seventy men he sent out as his

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