Month: March 2019

A Sermon Given on the First Sunday of Lent: Luke 4: 1-13

Boasts and Befuddlements

The following are notes from a sermon given at the 8:30, 9:30 and 11am services at an Episcopal Church:

(Brief introduction and thanks.)

This morning I wanted to share with you some

Lenten reflections on The Temptations of Jesus.

Please pray with me….

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts always be acceptable to you Lord, our strength and our redeemer.

This Sunday is the First Sunday of Lent.

Lent is a season in the church calendar when we remember Christ’s time in the wilderness.

Lent runs from Ash Wednesday (this past Wednesday) to Easter Sunday.

It is a time of fasting and prayer.

Often times people will give up things such as chocolate or bread

or they’ll take on a discipline such as committing to reading the Bible more diligently

Or this year, I’ve heard of people cutting down on plastic consumption.

By focusing…

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