Category Archives: Angels

Christmas Eve – A Night in Bethlehem

Homily for Christmas Eve, 3rd-8th grade program, A Night In Bethlehem: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Bethlehem Every creature was stirring, for what the angels said to them; The promised Messiah was certainly near, As prophets foretold, … Continue reading

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Angels Guard and Keep

Observed: St. Michael’s and All Angels (Audio Link) You don’t get very far in the Bible before you start bumping into angels of this sort, that sort, and the other.  They come in a bewildering array of varieties, but in … Continue reading

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Watch and Pray: The Angel Appears

Midweek Advent 2 Last week we began looking at Luke’s account of Jesus. Luke begins by insisting that his account is true and trustworthy. Read it, listen to it, and you find certainty. The introduction, however, isn’t over. We have … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve: Unto You, Your Savior

  Merry Christmas! What a great joy it is to gather together to hear the news of our Savior’s birth. It news of great joy, news of great mirth, news of our merciful King’s birth. Of this proclamation from Luke, … Continue reading

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Advent 4 – Impregnated By Word and Faith

Advent 4 Readings (Series B): Luke 1:26-38; 2 Sam. 7:1–11,16; Romans 16:25-27 Pregnancy is a time of eager anticipation. So much is still unknown. The are unknowns throughout with anticipation of the babies gender, concern and wonder about the child’s health, … Continue reading

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St. Michael and All Angels

Readings: Daniel 10:10-14, 12:1-3; Revelation 12:7-12; Matthew 18:1-11 It’s hard to think that such an important day would lose it’s history and significance in such a short time. Michaelmas, as it had been known, the day of St. Michael and … Continue reading

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