An apocryphal introduction to my sermon on Romans 1:1-17.
A homily on Mark 8:11-21 (ESV): The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him. And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.” And… Continue reading Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 8.11-21
A homily on Mark 1:29-45 (ESV): And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. Now Simon’s mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. And he came and took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever left… Continue reading Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 1.29-45
A homily on James 2.1-13 (ESV): “My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ,the Lord of glory. For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in, and if you pay attention to… Continue reading Morning Prayer Homily: James 2.1-13
NOTE: The audio of the following sermon, preached on July 05, 2015 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Mountain Brook, Alabama, can be found here. (I began with a bit of a mic issue. Ignore the garbled first 10 seconds or so!) — Introduction The “hometown,” “home court” advantage is a very real occurrence in… Continue reading Jesus is Not Just "One of Us"