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Sermons from January 2024

True and False Teaching

Rev. Dr. Les Martin Epiphany 4 2024Rev. Dr. Les MartinMark 1:21-28 The town of Capernaum, Matthew 4:13 tells us, becomes Jesus base of operations. He moves there from Nazareth. Being an observant Jew, he frequents the synagogue there. In today’s Gospel, he is teaching there. That’s the crux of the whole story that he teaches and acts with authority. Mark being Mark…

Baptism of Our Lord

Rev. Dr. Les Martin Baptism of Our LordRev. Dr Les MartinMark 1:4-8 In the name of the living God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Why was Jesus baptized? We read about it at least once a year. But do we really think about it? I mean, what was his baptism for? What’s your baptism for? Doesn’t seem like…

Epiphany

Rev. Doug Floyd EpiphanyRev. Doug FloydMatthew 2:1-12 For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”[1] In today’s Gospel, wise men come from the East. They saw his star. They came to worship. Since that time millions of Gentiles follow in their steps. In some sense we are worshipping today in their steps. Today we celebrate this…