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Sermons from March 2019

Sermons from March 2019

Coming Back Home

“We too like sheep have gone astray, we too sometimes feel lost, we too sometimes wonder if our sin has pushed us too far away from the arms of our loving father, we wonder if we can ever return. And today we hear from Jesus the divine YES! Yes, you can.”

From the Womb to the Grave

“Because Mary dies to self, because she chooses God’s will over her own, the light of heaven that will scatter the darkness of the world begins to grow in her womb as the God of the universe, the maker of heaven and earth, unites himself to humanity forever.”

Overthrown in the Wilderness

“God had freed us from sin, death, and the devil, baptized us into the Messiah, leads us by the Spirit, and feeds with spiritual food and drink not so we can go on living however we please but so that we can be the people that God has called us to be.”

Our Citizenship is in Heaven

“If we must look up to the heavens, let us not look for our home, but let us look for our savior, for he is coming, and while we wait for that glorious day, let us work for his kingdom.”

Jesus is Not Superman

A Sermon for the First Sunday of Lent, March 10, 2019 St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, Largo, FL The Very Rev. J. Michael Strachan Luke 4:1-13 In comic book cinema, which is all the rage right now, one of the biggest problems in the DC Universe is how powerful Superman is. If you’ve seen the latest Justice League movie, then you know what I’m talking about. The team of superheroes is assembled. There’s Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and the Flash,…

Is This Not the Fast that I Choose?

We tend to think of Jesus as something like Superman. He’s stronger than us, more powerful than us, and comes from a different place to be our Savior. He looks like us, talks like us, and even acts like us, but he’s more than us. But Jesus isn’t Superman.

Back Down the Mountain

“There is only one path that leads to Easter. It’s the way of the cross; it’s the way down the mountain; it’s the way out to a broken and hurting world.