Sermons on Luke

The Shape of the Good News

Epiphany 6 2019 Rev. Doug Floyd Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26 Over the last several weeks, our lessons have pointed us to the Good News. When Jesus enters the synagogue in Nazareth, he declares that the Good News from Isaiah is being fulfilled in your midst. While the people in Nazareth…

Where is the Good News?

Epiphany 4 2019Rev. Doug Floyd Jeremiah 1:4–10, Psalm 71:12-21, 1 Corinthians 14:12-25, Luke 4:21-30 Jesus enters the synagogue and reads the Torah portion for the day, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the…

Good News

Epiphany 3 2019St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Doug Floyd Nehemiah 8:1-12, Psalm 113, 1 Corinthians 12:12-27, Luke 4:14-21 I asked Peter to read the lesson from Nehemiah (8:1-12) because somebody had to read all those difficult names, and I thought Peter might be just the men. It may be hard for us to grasp the full…

Advent 4

Advent 4Rev. Doug Floyd We are pressed up against the eve of the eve of Christmas. As we watch and wait, our eyes turn toward a peasant woman in an unimportant village on the far side of Palestine in a nation of people that have barely clung to existence for much of their history. This…