Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Sermons and Reflections

The Compassion of Christ – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 2 AUG 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Nehemiah 9:16-21 

Psalm Psalm 78:14-26

Second Lesson Romans 8:35-39

Gospel Matthew 14:13-21

COLLECT: Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your grace that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

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Finding the Kingdom of God – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on 26 JUL 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson 1 Kings 3:3-14 

Psalm Psalm 119:121-136

Second Lesson Romans 8:18-25

Gospel Matthew 13:24-30,34-43

COLLECT: Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour down upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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Wheat and Weeds – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 19 JUL 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Isaiah 44:6-8 

Psalm Psalm 86

Second Lesson Romans 8:18-25

Gospel Matthew 13:24-30,34-43

COLLECT: O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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Finding a Way in the Parables – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity 12 JUL 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Isaiah 55 

Psalm Psalm 65

Second Lesson Romans 8:7-17

Gospel Matthew 13:1-9,18-23

COLLECT: Let your merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of your humble servants; and, that we may receive what we ask, teach us by your Holy Spirit to ask only those things that are pleasing to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the same Spirit lives and reigns for ever and ever.  Amen.

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A Disappointing Messiah – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 5 JUL 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Zechariah 9:9-12 

Psalm Psalm 145:1-13

Second Lesson Romans 7:21-8:6

Gospel Matthew 11:25-30

COLLECT: Grant us, O Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that are right, that we, who can do no good thing apart from you, may by you be enabled to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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The Judgement of the Kingdom – Sermon and Worship at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 28 JUN 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Isaiah 2:10-17 

Psalm Psalm 89:1-18

Second Lesson Romans 6:1-11

Gospel Matthew 10:34-42

COLLECT: O God, your never-failing providence sets in order all things both in heaven and on earth: Put away from us all hurtful things, and give us those things that are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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Clash of Kingdoms – Sermon and Worship Service 21 JUN 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Jeremiah 20:7-13

Psalm Psalm 69:1-18

Second Lesson Romans 5:15-19

Gospel Matthew 10:16-33

COLLECT: Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.  

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Called and Sent – Sermon at Holy Trinity Anglican Church 14 JUN 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Exodus 19:1-8

Psalm Psalm 100

Second Lesson Romans 5:1-11

Gospel Matthew 9:35-10:15

COLLECT: O Lord, from whom all good proceeds: Grant us the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may always think those things that are good, and by your merciful guidance may accomplish the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.   Amen.

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Sermon and Worship Trinity Sunday 2020

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LESSONS:

First Lesson Genesis 1:1-2:3

Psalm Psalm 150

Second Lesson 2 Corinthians 13:5-14

Gospel Matthew 28:16-20

COLLECT: Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

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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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