Sermon: Advent 4 Year B: Mary, God’s house

Icon of Mary with Jesus visible in the center

Advent 4 Year B Mary, God’s House 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Canticle 15 The Song of Mary Luke 1:26-38 The collect Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. —— 9 months

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Sermon: Advent 2 Year B: Prepare the way of the Lord

Isaiah 40:1-11 2 Peter 3:8-15a Mark 1:1-8 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 The Collect Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Sermon: Advent 1 Year B – Advent Hope

Isaiah 64:1-9 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18 The Collect Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the

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Sermon: Advent 2 Year A – Prepare the way of the Lord

Isaiah 11:1-10 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 The Collect Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

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Sermon: Mary’s Song, Mary’s Prayer (Advent 4, Year C)

4th Sunday of Advent, Year C St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Lodi, CA Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-45, (46-55) or Psalm 80:1-7 Collect: Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. May

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Sermon: God’s House (Advent 4, Year B)

Icon of Mary with Jesus visible in the center

Advent 4, Year B St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Lodi, CA 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Luke 1:26-38 It’s been 9 months. We’ve been waiting and fretting for 9 months. Almost 10. 40 whole weeks.  That is how long a human pregnancy takes. 40 weeks ago, in church time, was when the passage we heard today took place. 40 weeks ago, Mary heard God’s plan for the salvation of the

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