Tag Archives: salvation

  1. Reading the Bible like Jesus (Acts 15.1-18) [sermon 5-14-2017]

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    May 11, 2017 by jmar198013

    Acts 15 is a story of the leaders of the early church reading the Bible like Jesus. It’s a good example to follow. That’s why it’s there.

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  2. Falling towers and fruitless fig trees (Luke 13.1-9, 31-35) [sermon 3-12-17]

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    March 8, 2017 by jmar198013

    The story of this fig tree receiving special attention—extravagant mercy and generosity—calls us all to see ourselves as that tree. Like Jesus said elsewhere: “Much will be demanded from everyone who has been given much.” We’ve been given much. Maybe we need to see a warning hidden in all our blessings: a judgment is coming if we don’t bear fruit worthy of repentance.

  3. Making salvation known through the forgiveness of sins (Luke 1.68-79): an Advent Eucharist homily for 12.9.12

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    December 10, 2012 by jmar198013

    The Lord’s Table reminds us that we are a forgiven people, whose vocation in the world is to make salvation known through the forgiveness of sins.

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