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Sermons on Colossians

Colossians 3

Pentecost 8+Rev. Doug FloydColossians 3 Years ago, Saturday Night Live had a skit that poked fun at the self-help and self-therapy industry. The character Stuart Smalley sat in front of a mirror and recited a series of affirmations like, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” The sketch was both funny and a little uncomfortable because the…

Colossians 2

Apart from the body of believers, our spirituality can become a form of indulgence in the flesh even though it may involve extreme asceticism or glorious experiences. To move toward Christ, we must move toward one another. Pentecost +7Colossians 2Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 18:20-33, Psalm 138, Colossians 2:6-15, Luke 11:1-13 Paul is praying, struggling, and suffering…

Hidden Glory

Pentecost +8 2019Rev. Doug FloydEcclesiastes 2:1-11, Psalm 49, Colossians 3, Luke 12:13–21 Tomorrow is the Feast of St. Oswald. Oswald was the grandson of Ida, the man who founded the kingdom of Northumbria. When Oswald’s father Ethelfrid was killed in a battle, his uncle Edwin, a pagan, who took over the kingdom. Oswald and his brothers found refuge with Columba at Iona…

Rescued Into Hope

Pentecost +6 2019St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Doug FloydGenesis 18:1-4, Psalm 15, Colossians 1:21-29, Luke, 10:38-42 This is an exciting time for St. Brendan’s as we prepare for our future and think about our calling in this community. When we launched St. Brendan’s, we simply started practicing the ancient rhythms of worship together. Over time, people…