Thessalonians

Joyful Expectation

December 14, 2014, based on Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Fr. Matthew Kemp Any time someone walks into an ornate church building like ours for the first time, they inevitably have numerous questions to ask about what they see: the architecture, the windows, the ceremony, and so forth. Recently it occurred to me…

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The Wrathful Love of God

November 16, 2014, based on Zephaniah 1:7,12-18; Psalm 90:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; and Matthew 25:14-30. Fr. Matthew Kemp “You’re in trouble now.” We have all heard those words at some point, whether from the mouth of someone else or from within ourselves. We heard them as children when we were caught in the act of…

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