Sermon: Lent 3C

March 20, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 20, 2022; Lent 3C Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9   Names were very important in the Ancient World. It was very common for people’s names to incorporate the name of their god, both the claim that god and to receive that god’s […]

March 20, 2022; Lent 3C Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9

March 20, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 20, 2022; Lent 3C Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9 Names were very important in the Ancient World. It was very common for people’s names to incorporate the name of their god, both the claim that god and to receive that god’s power. […]

Sermon: March 20, 2022

March 20, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 20, 2022; Lent 3C Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9   Names were very important in the Ancient World. It was very common for people’s names to incorporate the name of their god, both the claim that god and to receive that god’s […]

Sermon: Lent Year C

March 19, 2022

Sermon preached 4th Sunday in Lent 2022 St. Luke’s Cathedral The Rev. Canon Eleanor Prior Gracious God, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; Amen. There probably […]

Sermon: Lent 2C

March 13, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 13, 2022; Lent 2C: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35    King Herod was called Herod the Great because he built great things. I have seen them. I have put my fingers in the spaces between the rocks of the foundations of the […]

March 13, 2022; Lent 2C: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35

March 13, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 13, 2022; Lent 2C: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 King Herod was called Herod the Great because he built great things. I have seen them. I have put my fingers in the spaces between the rocks of the foundations of the Herodian […]

Sermon: March 13, 2022

March 13, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 13, 2022; Lent 2C: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35    King Herod was called Herod the Great because he built great things. I have seen them. I have put my fingers in the spaces between the rocks of the foundations of the […]

Sermon: Lent 1C

March 6, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 6, 2022; Lent 1C:  Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13   How many of you have had this experience? You are leading a meeting in which the group comes up with plans for an activity. You ask people to take on a certain job, […]

March 6, 2022; Lent 1C: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13

March 6, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland March 6, 2022; Lent 1C: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13 How many of you have had this experience? You are leading a meeting in which the group comes up with plans for an activity. You ask people to take on a certain job, no […]

Sermon: Absalom Jones

February 13, 2022

Sermon Preached by the Rev. Benjamin Shambaugh St. Luke’s, Portland Feb 13, 2022; Absalom Jones Day Jeremiah 17:5-10; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26   Before I begin, I acknowledge that we are worshiping on what was Wabinaki land and that some of the money that built this cathedral may have come from sugar and other […]