Tag Archives: 3Epiphany

Sermon 1/21/2018 “Follower, or hired hand?”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Mark 1:14-21 / Psalm 61:6-7 Day: 3Epiphany 2018 (Year B) “Follower, or hired hand?” Before I begin, I want to be sure you know that the Alexandria City Council unanimously … Continue reading

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Sermon 1/22/2017 “Discerning”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Matthew 4:12-23 Day: 3Epiphany, Year A “Discerning” In our gospel lesson today Jesus called four very ordinary people—Andrew, Simon Peter, James, and John—to follow him. All four were fishermen, the … Continue reading

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1/25/2015 sermon “Second chances”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia Text:  Jonah 3:1-5, 10 3Epiphany, Year B “Second Chances” Suppose—just suppose—God called you to go to an Al Qaeda training camp in Syria and preach repentance to the terror-teachers … Continue reading

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1/27/2013 sermon: What makes a church?

Location: Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, VA Text: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C What makes a church? Ten or so years ago I was a member of a group that met one Friday evening … Continue reading

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