Sermon: 3 Lent Year A – The woman at the well

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Exodus 17:1-7 Romans 5:1-11 John 4:5-42 Psalm 95 The Collect Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and

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Sermon: Jesus is all that matters (Lent 5 Year C)

Fifth Sunday in Lent – Year C St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Lodi, CA Philippians 3:4b-14 John 12:1-8 Psalm 126 Collect: Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true

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Sermon: What does God want from us? (2 Lent, Year C)

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2nd Sunday in Lent (RCL Year C) St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Fresno, CA Genesis 15:1-12,17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 Psalm 27 Collect: O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with

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Sermon: Why did Jesus have to die? (Lent 5, Year B)

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Lent 5, Year B St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Lodi, CA Jeremiah 31:31-34 Hebrews 5:5-10 John 12:20-33 Psalm 51:1-13 The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Next week we’ll commemorate Jesus’s triumphal entry into the city, with palms and shouting crowds. This week we’re looking at Jesus’s last public sermon. There are several more theological discourses to come, but those were with the disciples

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