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COME AND SEE

Can anything good come out of Nazareth? Come and see. This is the response of Nathaniel to Philip when Philip invited Nathaniel to come and see the person about whom Moses and also the prophets …

01 / 17 / 21

THE HOLY NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

God comes to us in unexpected ways and unexpected times, and the people around these close encounters of the divine kind don’t always recognize what is going on and really don’t get it. In our …

01 / 10 / 21

GOD HAS MOVED INTO THE NEIGHBORHOOD

And the Word became flesh and lived among us. And, we have seen his glory, the glory of a Father’s only son, full of grace and truth”. (John 1:14, NRSV) I like this translation of …

12 / 27 / 20

EMMANUEL COME BE WITH US!

“All this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord of the prophets: Look the virgin shall conceive and bear a son and they shall call him Emmanuel. And, Emmanuel means God is …

12 / 20 / 20

BEARING WITNESS OF THE LIGHT

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light that all men through him might believe. He was not that Light, …

12 / 13 / 20

PREPARE THE WAY FOR CHRISTMAS

Dear members and friends of St. Albans Episcopal Church, The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah: “See Iam sending my messenger …

12 / 06 / 20

The Peace that Guards Hearts and Minds

We heard this reading from the letter to the Philippians: “Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace …

11 / 25 / 20

Hear, Read, Mark, Learn, Inwardly Digest and Embrace Scripture

The collect this morning is my favorite collect from the Book of Common Prayer. My favorite part of the morning is when I grab my hot coffee and head to my home office to spend …

11 / 15 / 20

The Cloud of Saints

Whenever I think about all the saints I am drawn to the book of Hebrews, and the passage that says we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses. (Hebrews 12:1) What is this great …

11 / 01 / 20

Give unto Cecaesar the things that are Caesars and give unto God the things that are Gods

“Jesus says to give unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to give unto God what belongs to God”. The Pharisees sent their disciples to trick Jesus with a question about whether all people were …

10 / 18 / 20