Tag Archives: Year B

Sermon 1/14/2018 “Are your ears tingling yet?”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: 1 Samuel 3:1-20 Day: 2Epiphany 2018 (Year B) “Are your ears tingling yet?” In our first lesson today, the Lord said to Samuel, “See, I am about to do something … Continue reading

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Sermon 1/7/2018 “Using your superpowers for others”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Mark 1:4-11 Day: 1Epiphany 2018 (Year B) “Using your superpowers for others” I know from our Alexandria Lenten series two years ago that many of you are not Harry Potter … Continue reading

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Sermon 12/17/2017 “Rejoice always??!!”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Day: 3Advent, Year B “Rejoice always??!!” Can you imagine if the Apostle Paul were your pastor? You might go to him in a very great time of difficulty and … Continue reading

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Sermon 12/10/2017 “No ho-hum Advent”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Church of the Resurrection Text: Isaiah 40:1-11/Mark 1:1-8 Day: 2Advent, Year B “No ho-hum Advent” Usually, in preparing to preach here at Church of the Resurrection, I not only pray on the scripture lessons, I read … Continue reading

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11/15/2015 sermon “Apocalypse!”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia  Text: Mark 13:1-8 25Pentecost, Proper 28, Year B “Apocalypse” At seminary a few years ago, my classmates and I would sometimes amuse ourselves by visiting an apocalypse Web site … Continue reading

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11/1/2015 sermon “Unbound”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia  Text: John 11:32-44 All Saints Day, Year B “Unbound” Jim Ruland won the Reader’s Digest Best Life Story contest with his story, which he called Homeward Bound. Listen. “When … Continue reading

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10/25/2015 sermon “Take courage”

Preacher: Jo J. Belser Location: Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, Virginia  Text: Mark 10:46-52 22 Pentecost (Proper 252), Year B “Do you know my name?” I’m blind, a blind beggar. And no one knows my name; I seem to have become … Continue reading

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