Category Archives: Sermons

The Last Place You Look

A Reading from the Gospel of Luke Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. When the festival was …

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Called To Do Some Hard Things

A Reading from the Gospel of Matthew: Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, …

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The Great Storm

A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled …

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While He Was Blessing Them

A Reading from the Gospel Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you—that everything written about me in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms must …

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For Us the Living

A Reading from the Gospel ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you for ever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom …

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Hands Up in the Back Row

A Reading from the Gospels “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go …

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The Music at Ground Zero

A sermon preached on the Occasion of The Installation of Matthew Gaventa as Senior Pastor University Presbyterian Church Austin, Texas The Reverend Dr. James Gertmenian A Reading from the Gospel of Luke When the days drew near for him to …

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For You Are With Me

A Reading from Psalms… The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even …

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Thanks for All the Fish

A Reading from the Gospel While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to …

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Whole

(Audio not available.) A Reading from the New Testament Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus …

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