Sermons

The Rev. Robert P. Travis 14th Sunday after Pentecost Sermon –  5pm and 9:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year C Proper 16 8/6-7/2016   Scripture Text: Isaiah 58:9b-14 Psalm 103:1-8 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 Sermon Text: In …

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August 14, 2016       Proper 15,C     13th Pentecost  Wow! This doesn’t sound like the Jesus we heard last week! In last Sunday’s gospel we heard one of my most favorite lines, and one of my most challenging. Favorite: Jesus says, “Do …

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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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