Sermons on Spiritual Growth

Sermons on Spiritual Growth

The Intimate and Infinite are One

Father Jeff Paul explores the Shema as expressed by the folks of St. Peter’s as a way of understanding John 1:1-18 (click to read)  “Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God, the LORD is one” The Shema Deuteronomy 6:4

Seek After God

Reverend Eric talks about his love relationship with the Bible. Our Gospel reading from Luke 15:1-10 is included in the recording and can be read here

Be Grace rather than…

Ash Wednesday message and scripture by Father Jeff. The Bible reading from Matthew 6:1-6 (click to read) is buzzy, but it is Lent, so endure it…or skip to the better audio beginning the message at 1:30

What Is The Most Loving Thing To Do?

Rev. Eric explores Pauline perils, the Buddha in you, and ends with a 300-year-old prayer for the day. The blank space in the recording is where the title should be inserted. Scripture reading is 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50

Goading for God’s Sake

Father Jeff reveals there are no cliffs in Nazareth. He talks about the difference between collective memory and recorded history. At the end of the recording, there are some comments and questions that have been skipped because the congregation cannot be heard, we were able to keep Father Jeff’s responses. You can read the scripture by clicking on the scripture references here: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 and Luke 4:21-30  or listen to the gospel in our recording below. 

Saying God’s Spirit Is Moving—Out Loud

Father’s Jeff talks about humility that leads us to recognize God’s work in us, in others and in all of creation and join God in restorative justice. John St. Hilaire is outed as Jesus during this message. You can read the scripture by clicking on Luke 3:18-22 and listen to it read in the recording.