Sermons on Isaiah

Baptism of Our Lord

Baptism of Our Lord 2020Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 82:1-29, Acts 10:34-38, Mark 1:7-11 The scenes from our Capital this week were heartbreaking. Our nation in turmoil. Violence in the halls of Congress. Confusion as to what lies ahead in a nation so divided. Before we have time to grieve or hardly pray, voices interpreting the events, judging the events, making plenty…

In the Wilderness

Advent 2 2020 (Evening Prayer)Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 40:1-11, Psalm 85, 1 Peter 3:8-18, Mark 1:1-8 Advent begins at the end of the world. We might also say that Advent takes us to the very edge of the world. It takes us to the place where the world is collapsing, a world is collapsing. It takes…

Behold the Lamb of God

Epiphany 2 2020Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 49:1–7, Psalm 40, 1 Corinthians 1:1–9, John 1:29–42 Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! John the Baptist speaks of the coming of Jesus almost like a cataclysm. The word cataclysm is rooted in the image of a deluge of water coming down, of…

God in Christ

Epiphany 1 – Baptism of the LordRev. Doug Floyd Isaiah 42:1–9, Psalm 89:1–29, Acts 10:34–38, Matthew 3:13–17 The events of this past week caused a bit of a scare. It looked like our nation was on the verge of war. This specific conflict at hand is just one of the many conflicts and struggles that ripple through our world, prompting many to…