Sermons from January 2012

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THE PERFECT CHURCH

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Carlos E. Wilton, January 29, 2012; 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 “But when you thus sin against members of your family, and wound their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 8:12 If you saw the signboard on your way into church this morning, it’s […]

THE GOD-PROVOKED LIFE

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Carlos Wilton, January 22, 2012; 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, Mark 1:14-20 “And Jesus said to them, ‘Follow me and I will make you fish for people.’” – Mark 1:17 What do you think of when you hear the word, “provocative”? How would you define it? Well, you might use it to describe […]

WILDERNESS BLESSINGS

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Carlos Wilton, January 8, 2012, Baptism of the Lord, Year B; Mark 1:4-13 “And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.’ And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.” – Mark 1:11-12 The Revised Common Lectionary is a list of scripture passages from […]

RESOLUTION: LOOSEN UP!

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Carlos Wilton, January 1, 2012; New Year’s Day; Non-Lectionary sermon; John 11:38-44 “Jesus said to them, ‘Unbind him, and let him go.’” – John 11:44b New Year’s Day on a Sunday. Only happens every seven years or so. So, how can I not touch upon the one subject commonly associated with New Year’s: the infamous […]