Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Sermons and Reflections

The Transforming Power of Pentecost – Sermon and Worship Service on Pentecost – 31 MAY 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Acts 2:1-21

Psalm Psalm 104:24-35

Second Lesson 1 Corinthians 12:4-13

Gospel John 14:8-17

COLLECT: Almighty God, on this day, through the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, you revealed the way of eternal life to every race and nation: Pour out this gift anew, that by the preaching of the Gospel your salvation may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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Waiting – Sermon at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 24 MAY 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Acts 1:1-14

Psalm Psalm 68:1-20

Second Lesson 1 Peter 4:12-19

Gospel John 17:1-11

COLLECT: O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting.  Amen.

Abiding – Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 17 MAY 2020

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First Lesson Acts 17:16-34

Psalm Psalm 148

Second Lesson 1 Peter 3:8-18

Gospel John 15:1-11

COLLECT: O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Believe – Sermon at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 10 MAY 2020

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First Lesson          Acts 17:1-15

Psalm                  Psalm 66:1-11

Second Lesson     1 Peter 2:1-12

Gospel                 John 14:1-14

Collect: Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal glory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Video of the entire service is available at https://youtu.be/G-zydELEYD4.

Following the Shepherd – Sermon at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 3 MAY 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Acts 6:1–9;7:2,51-60

Psalm Psalm 23

Second Lesson 1 Peter 2:13-25

Gospel John 10:1-10

COLLECT: Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations, and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one find you mighty to save; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Walking to Emmaus – Sermon for the Third Sunday in Easter

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First Lesson: Acts 2:14a,36-47

Psalm 116:9-16

Second Lesson 1 Peter 1:13-25

Gospel Luke 24:13-35

Collect for the Third Sunday in Easter

Almighty God, you gave your only Son to be for us both a sacrifice for sin and an example of godly living: Give us grace thankfully to receive his inestimable benefits, and daily to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.