Monthly Archives: January 2019

Humble Faith

Third Sunday after the Epiphany: 2 Kings 5, Matthew 8 Listen Here When something goes wrong we expect instant perfection. Sure we understand the need for patience, at least in theory; but in practice it is often quite lacking. We … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, sermon

Circumcision and Name of Jesus, New Year’s Eve

Merry Christmas! On the eighth day of Christmas, we are given some cutting-edge theology: Baby Jesus was circumcised! Blood shed. Baby blood. The covenant was kept–just like it was with every male, Jewish child. When the eighth day rolls around, … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Christmas, Old Testament, sermon