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Sermons on Matthew

Easter – All Shall Be Well

Rev. Doug Floyd Easter 2022 (Updated from Easter Vigil 2016)Rev, Doug Floyd Back before. Before bombings in Ukraine. Back before 82 million refugees wandering the earth. Back before 24 hour news cycles. Back before never-ending political ranker. Back before Facebook and emails. Back before business lunches and late night study sessions. Back before grandchildren, children.…

Pilgrims at the Manger

Adoration of the Magi, Domenico Ghirlandaio (1488) Christmas 2Rev. Doug FloydPsalm 84, Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-14, Matthew 2:1-12 There’s a tradition regarding Nativities that I remember from my childhood. The Wise Men figures would move around during the month of December, getting closer to the manger in the Nativity on Epiphany. Did anybody else grow…

World Missions

World Missions Sunday 2021February 7, 2021Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 12:1-3, Psalm 86:8-13, Revelation 7:9-17, Matthew 28:16-20 In his book, Christian Leaders of the Last Century, JC Ryle tells the story of eleven ministers such as John Wesley and George Whitfield whom God used to bring a great awakening to England in the mid to late 18th…

His Judgement Cometh and that Right Soon!

Pentecost +24 2020Rev. Isaac BradshawZephaniah 1:7, 12–18, Psalm 90:1-12, 1 Thessalonians 5:1–10, Matthew 25:14-30 If you’ve been alive in the past 30 years or so, you might recognize that phrase from the movie The Shawshank Redemption. It’s a cross-stitch panel, and hangs, framed and prominently, in the office of Warden Norton, the warden of Shawshank Prison, where Andy Dufrense serves his life…

Love One Another

Pentecost +21 2020Rev. Isaac BradshawExodus 22:21-27, Psalm 1, 1 Thessalonians 2:1–8, Mathew 22:34-46 In 2000, I  discovered one of my favorite movies of all time. Maybe you’ve not, shame on you. Fear not, we will be seeking the Lord’s absolution for our sins in a few minutes and you can deal with it then. It’s…

Growing Up Into Love

Pentecost +21 2020Growing Up Into LoveRev. Doug FloydExodus 22:21-27, Psalm 1, 1 Thessalonians 2:1–8, Mathew 22:34-46 “For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.” (Romans 8:2, ESV) Today our texts invite us to meditate upon the law or upon Torah. The…