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Sermons

Lent 1 Sermon for 8 am (instructional Eucharist at 10:30)

Just a few words and suggestions on where you should be early in this Lenten Season…. Our thoughts should be focused on examining the lives that we live. This sermon is very short – but very important – so stop all minds from wondering, and listen… Woe to the strong current of a corrupt custom

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Sermon Ash Wednesday 3 6 2019 Fr. Michael Cawthon

Ash Wednesday 2019 Fr Michael Cawthon The lesson appointed for the Epistle is written in book of Joel: Turn ye even to me…with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning…turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful. My friends, this is the first day of Lent

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Sermon Ash Wednesday 3 6 2019 Fr. Michael Cawthon

Ash Wednesday 2019 Fr Michael Cawthon The lesson appointed for the Epistle is written in book of Joel: Turn ye even to me…with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning…turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful. My friends, this is the first day of Lent

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Sermon: Quinquagesima 3 3 2019 Fr. Michael Cawthon

Ash Wednesday is this week, the beginning the Lenten Season for 2019. Last week Fr. George asked how two people can hear the same thing and yet receive two different messages, as well he spoke of hardened hearts and of dirt that is good ground, and that of bad. In today’s Collect we beseech that

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Septuagesima Feb 17 2019 Fr. Michael Cawthon (final)

Septuagesima 2019 Do we run all of the race that is set before, or just part and then quit? (Are we running in the right race?) Just how many races are you running? Are we wiser, you know, smarter than others? Is our understanding of right and wrong true, proving our intellectual prow-ess? What motivates,

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Epiphany V Feb 10 2019 Fr. Michael Cawthon

Our Journey continues today, as a matter of fact, this is our last Epiphany service for 2019. We have traveled with the wise men as they came searching for the King of the Jews; And we heard of Jesus self-revelation in the temple when he was yet but 12 years old; we were at the

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Epiphany II Sermon Jan 20 2019 fr. Michael Cawthon

Last week we had the “self-manifestation” of Jesus when he was twelve years old, as he stayed several days in the Temple listening to / and asking questions of the “doctors” of the Temple (the teachers) and we are told they were astonished at his understanding and questions. During advent through now we have had

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Sermon Epiphany 1 Jan 13 2019 fr. Michael Cawthon

Losing Jesus… The Gospel this morning is an account of the self-manifestation by Jesus as a boy. It is the only glimpse given of his childhood, when at the age of twelve, the time when a Jewish boy became a “son of the law”, he went up to Jerusalem with His parents for the Passover,

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Epiphany 2019 Sermon Fr. Michael Cawthon

The Ephiphany 2019: “The nations shall march towards thy light and their kings towards the brightness of thy rising”  Isaiah 60:3 Today we read of “wise men” who as Isaiah said: have marched forth towards the light and brightness of its rising. – and they now arrive to see for themselves this new born King

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Circumcision of our Lord Sermon 2019

Circumcision 2019 Welcome to our Lord’s House of Prayer! As the world celebrates, we join with them, but most importantly we also recall the Circumcision of our Lord. As believers and servants of our Lord, tonight we worship God as we partake of His Body and Blood. This night/day we come to the Circumcision of

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