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Sermons on Matthew

Sermon for Ash Wednesday 2019

Sermon given by Audra Franley, UniLu’s Harvard Divinity School ministry intern for 2018-19, on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Sermon for the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2017

Sermon offered by guest preacher the Rev. Nancy Wright at University Lutheran Church on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Texts for the day were: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 Psalm 90:1-12 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 25:14-30 In the sermon, Pastor Taylor referred to the Water Stewardship Resolution passed at the 2016 Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church…

Sermon for All Saints Sunday 2017

Sermon preached by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at University Lutheran Church. Texts for the day were: Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12 In her sermon, Pastor Reed referred to Terry Gross’s interview with humorist and author John Hodgman on the National Public Radio program Fresh Air.…

Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 2017

Sermon preached by Kristofer Rhude, Harvard Divinity School intern at University Lutheran for 2016-17 and 2017-18, on October 1, 2017. Texts for the day were: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Psalm 25:1-9 Philippians 2:1-13 Matthew 21:23-32 In the sermon, Kris referred to a recent statement opposing employment discrimination against the transgender community (PDF) by the Rev. Elizabeth…