Sermons

The Rev. Robert P. Travis 5 Epiphany Sermon –  5pm and 10:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year A 2/4-5/2017   Scripture Text: Isaiah 58:1-9a, [9b-12] 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, [13-16] Matthew 5:13-20 Psalm 112:1-9, (10)   Sermon Text: …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 4 Epiphany Sermon –  9:00am Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Year A 1/29/2017   Scripture Text: Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Psalm 15 Sermon Text: Jesus sat down on …

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January 29, 2017     4 Epiphany, A         Good morning, ladies and gentlemen of the jury. We are here today to hear the case brought by Micah on behalf of God, against God’s people.       We will hear first from …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 3 Epiphany Sermon –  5, 8 & 10:00am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year A 1/21-22/2017   Scripture Text: Isaiah 9:1-4 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 Psalm 27:1, 5-13 Sermon Text: This week …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis 2 Epiphany Sermon –  8 & 9:30am Chapel of St.John the Divine, Saunderstown RI RCL Year A 1/15/2017   Scripture Text: Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-12 “To abide is to belong. …

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January 14/15, 2017,   Second after Epiphany, A         Today is my brother’s birthday. Chris is 61, and for most of those years he’s been crazy about animals. He’s the one who used to have dogs “follow him home” and …

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Dec 31/Jan 1  The Holy Name of Jesus         “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus There’s something about that name       Master, Savior, Jesus, Like the fragrance after the rain       Jesus, Jesus, Jesus Let all heaven and earth proclaim       Kings …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis Epiphany Sermon –  10am Church of the Ascension, Wakefield RI RCL Year A 1/7-8/2017   Scripture Text: Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Psalm 72:1-7,10-14 Two of our services were cancelled because of a snowstorm, but …

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The Rev. Robert P. Travis Christmas Eve Sermon –  5, 10pm Church of the Ascension and Chapel of St. John the Divine, Saunderstown RCL Year A 12/24/2016 Scripture Text: Isaiah 9:2-7 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-14(15-20) Psalm 96 Sermon Text: Last …

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Christmas Day,  2016        “In the beginning was the Word.”      Those words from the Prologue to the Gospel of John are probably not how most of us begin the Christmas story.      Luke gives is the so familiar, …

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