Sermon for the First Sunday after Epiphany, January 12, 2020 (Matthew 3:13-17) – The Baptism of Jesus

"Triptych of Jan Des Trompes" (1505) by Gerard David (ca. 1450-1523). Groeningmuseum. Public Domain. Originally preached at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Herndon, Virginia. Sermon Audio from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. "Jesus' Baptism" (2008) by Richard Buswell, Lynchburg Stained … Continue reading Sermon for the First Sunday after Epiphany, January 12, 2020 (Matthew 3:13-17) – The Baptism of Jesus

St. John Chrysostom on Speaking in Anger

Considering the state the world is in today (if it's ever not in this state), I was lead recently back to this selection from Chrysostom's seventeenth homily on Acts 7:35, where he discusses Stephen's manner of delivery during his speech before the Pharisees and religious authorities (prior to being stoned).  Chrysostom's words are a good reminder … Continue reading St. John Chrysostom on Speaking in Anger