"Egypt" Tagged Sermons

Herod, too, is the Reason for the Season*

Herod, too, is the Reason for the Season* – Matt 2:13-23 After Jesus was born, the Holy Family is forced to flee from King Herod’s wrath. They find refuge in Egypt. Herod’s cruel and murderous rule reminds us of our responsibility as citizens to actively participate in the political process. Some of us are called to stand for office. All of us are called to be well informed, to vote, and to communicate with our elected officials. Guided by Jesus’…

Holy Places

Holy Places – Exodus 19, Luke 9:28-36 Season of Creation, Mountain Sunday It is the collective experience of humanity that there are places where the presence of God can be felt more profoundly than in other places. These places are not just used once by one culture and then forgotten. Most of these places continue to be used, despite those cultures, time and people change. The temple mount in Jerusalem is one of those places. – Holy to all Abrahamic…

Holy Women: The Midwives Shifrah and Puah and Doing What is Right

Holy Women: The Midwives Shifrah and Puah and Doing What is Right In Genesis 1 we read that God created us male and female. It says nothing about one gender ruling over the other. However, that was the reality of most of human history. It is time to rethink a woman’s place in society and religion. The scriptures prove that at all times and places, women have followed God’s call to be Agents of God’s grace. Like the midwives Shifrah…