Sermons on Advent

The Annunciation

Advent 4 2020Rev. Isaac Bradshaw2 Samuel 7:1–17, Psalm 132, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38 It’s something of a cliche these days to talk about how communication has been revolutionized in a few short years. The home telephone, connected to a landline, is basically obsolete. We talk about how no one writes letters, and the near-instantaneous transmission…

The Forerunner

Advent 2Rev. Isaac Bradshaw Isaiah 40:1-11, Psalm 85, 2 Peter 3:8–18, Mark 1:1-8 Collect of the Day: Blessed Lord, who caused all Holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and the comfort of your holy Word we may…

Hope in the Darkness

Advent 2 2019Katie Whitmire Isaiah 11:1-10, Psalm 72, Romans 15:1-13, Matthew 3:1-12 You guys may be seated. It’s me that Isaac was talking about, the surprise guest speaker, but I’m excited to be here and get to share with you guys from today’s readings. In this Advent season, we will come face to face with darkness. In an opinion piece for the…

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…

Advent Three

Advent 3 2018 St. Brendan’s Anglican Church Rev. Canon Greg Goebel Let us pray. Heavenly Father, you gave your Apostles grace truly to believe and to preach your word. Grant that we might love what they believed and preach what they taught through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Good morning. I bring you greetings from…

Advent One

  “Keeping Our Eyes on the Fig Tree” Saint Brendan’s Anglican Church Rev. David R. Sincerbox December 2, 2018 Zechariah 14:1-9; Psalm 50; 1 Thessalonian 3:6-13; Luke 21:25-33 Collect: Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal…