Sermons

8/7/16   Proper 14, C   12th Pent.   St. John’s  “Don’t be afraid, little flock, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” Or, as I like to say this, “Fear not, little flock, it is your Father’s good …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 12th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  5pm and 9:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year C Proper 14 8/6-7/2016   Scripture Text: Genesis 15:1-6 Psalm 33:12-22 Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 Luke 12:32-40 Sermon Text: It …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 9th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  8 and 9:30am Chapel of the St. John The Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Year C Proper 11 7/16/2016 Scripture Text: Genesis 18:1-10a Psalm 15 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 Sermon …

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Proper 10A,     8th Pentecost  “And who is my neighbor?” A lawyer should have known not to ask a question if you don’t know the answer! Anyone who’d been around Jesus much would have known that he’d give an answer you …

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Proper 9, C    7th Pentecost  Glory. It’s a word we use a lot in our worship. We usually say or sing “Glory to God in the highest” as we begin. In our Psalm today we said, “sing the glory of …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 8th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  9:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year C Proper 10 Scripture Text: Deuteronomy 30:9-14 Psalm 25:1-9 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37 Sermon Text: The story of the Good Samaritan …

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True Freedom in Serving God without Fear – Fr. Rob The Rev. Robert P. Travis 7th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  8am, 9:30am Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Year C Proper 9 7/3/2016 Scripture Text: Isaiah …

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It is ironic, or perhaps one of God’s little jokes, that every three years, near or on what we call Fathers Day, we get a gospel story about a woman who breaks the rules and ministers to Jesus. Luke tells …

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Day of Pentecost Sermon RCL Year C 5/15/2016 Scripture Text: Genesis 11:1-9 •Acts 2:1-21 •John 14:8-17, 25-27 •Psalm 104:25-35,37 Sermon Text: You all know today(yesterday) is my 40th birthday, but much more important than that, is that it is the …

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Holidays and special days—they are almost every day of the year! In just this month we have Brothers and Sisters Day; Star Wars Day (“may the fourth be with you!”); Cinco de Mayo; Space Day; No Socks Day (that’s today, …

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