The Sermon on the Mount: Teachings of a Jewish Mystic (Part 3)

  Readings for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on February 19, 2017. When Jesus was in his mid to late twenties, there was a major political demonstration that likely had a significant influence […]

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The Sermon on the Mount: Teachings of a Jewish Mystic (Part 1)

Readings for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 112:1-9 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 Matthew 5:13-20 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on February 5, 2017. Although over the last several years, I have preached at many congregations throughout this diocese and beyond, I had never preached to the […]

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