Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, February 6, 2022 (Luke 5:1-11)

Originally preached at Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Setauket, New York. "The Miraculous Draught of Fishes" (1515), by Raphael (1483-1520), Victoria and Albert Museum. Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen. Back in the late 1980s, my dad served a brief stint as an … Continue reading Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, February 6, 2022 (Luke 5:1-11)

Sermon for the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 2019 (Matthew 2:1-12), “The Gift to the Magi”

"The Journey of the Magi" (1894), by James Tissot (1836-1902), Minneapolis Museum of Art Originally Preached at Living Savior Lutheran Church, Fairfax Station, Virginia. Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Epiphany is here!  Do you know what that means?  Not only does it mean that we’re now in a new season of the … Continue reading Sermon for the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 2019 (Matthew 2:1-12), “The Gift to the Magi”