Monthly Archives: May 2016

Trinity Sunday 2016

Yesterday was Trinity Sunday.  I did a combination sermon on the history of how we got the doctrine of the Trinity.  Feel free to read it again, then once you’ve refreshed your mind on some of the background, consider the … Continue reading

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A Triumvirate Godhead

Scriptures: 1 John 5:6-8 KJV vs. NRSV; Genesis 1:2, John 4:24, 10:30, Matthew 28:19. Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable to you, O God, One in Three… Amen. … Continue reading

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Embracing the Spirit

Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 Let us pray: We believe, Lord, that you are here, present. Although our eyes do not see you, our faith senses you. Take any stray thoughts from our minds. Enable us to understand the truths you would … Continue reading

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That All May Be One

Author’s note:  This is the text I prepared for Ascension Sunday.  I departed somewhat from the text during delivery, so even though all the main points are the same. Scripture: Acts 16:16-34 Let us pray: May the words of my … Continue reading

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A Holy Longing

First Reading Acts 16:9-15; Psalm: 67:1-7; Second Reading Revelation 21:10, 21:22-22:5; Gospel John 14:23-29 Let us pray: How inadequate are my words, O Lord; yet breathe understanding into these scriptures and send us your Holy Spirit to teach us everything … Continue reading

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