Your Kingdom Come: First of a Series – Sermon for Advent 1 (29 November 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-9; 1 Thessalonians …

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Making the Organic Connection: Sermon for Advent 3B – December 14, 2014

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==================== A sermon offered, on the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B, December 14, 2014, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day, RCL Advent 3B, were Isaiah …

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Jesus As Superman? – From the Daily Office – December 8, 2012

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From First Thessalonians: The Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who …

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The Audience of One – From the Daily Office – December 4, 2012

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From First Thessalonians: We have been approved by God to be entrusted with the message of the gospel, even so we speak, not to please mortals, but to please God who tests our hearts. As you know and as God …

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Shotgun Admonitions (and a bit of politics) – From the Daily Office – May 9, 2012

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Paul wrote: See that none of you repays evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to all. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God …

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Meeting Jesus in the Air – From the Daily Office – May 7, 2012

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St. Paul wrote: For the Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, …

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