Sermons from September 2012

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WILL THEY ALWAYS GET AWAY WITH MURDER?

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Carlos Wilton, September 30, 2012; 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B; Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22; Revelation 19:11-20:5 “Then Queen Esther answered, ‘If I have won your favor, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me — that is my petition — and the lives of my people — […]

A FAITH FOR THE BROKEN PLACES

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Carlos Wilton, September 16, 2012 – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B; Mark 8:27-38 “For what will it profit them to gain the whole world and forfeit their life?” Mark 8:36 “The world breaks everyone,” writes Ernest Hemingway in A Farewell to Arms, “and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” Imagine a […]

BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE, 5: WHERE ARE THE MIRACLES TODAY?

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Carlos Wilton, September 9, 2012; Non-Lectionary Sermon; Exodus 7:1-13; Matthew 14:22-33 “[Peter] cried out, ‘Lord, save me!’ Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, ‘You of little faith, why did you doubt?’” Matthew 14:30b Our topic today, from the Banned Questions About the Bible book, is “Where Are the Miracles […]