Sermons tagged with ‘Ash Wednesday’

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We are beggars, that is true (Luther)

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Ash Wednesday 14 February 2018 Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   There is a common theme in both the reading from Isaiah and the reading from Matthew: Don’t be hypocrites, don’t praise God with your lips and take advantage of the poor, don’t fast to increase your status, don’t give […]

Ash Wednesday, Year A – 1 March 2017

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Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21   It is never easy to leave people you love. That was true when Jackie and I were dating and had a long-distance relationship and we had to say good-bye after a visit, and it is true now. When I accepted […]