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Proper 21 (Year A)

The way of repentance has been opened for us by the cross of Christ. “He humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death,” and He was vindicated in His resurrection from the dead. Indeed, “God has highly exalted Him and bestowed on Him the name that is above every name.” He has given us this name in our Baptism into Christ, in whom we now “shine as lights in the world.” He uses the authority that He has received from His Father to preach a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, by which even “the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God.”

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Longs Peak Circuit Reformation Service

Saint John’s Board of Worship and the Arts oversees the details of the congregation’s worship life.

Proper 19 (Year A)

Though we daily sin against each other, the Lord intends “to bring it about that many people should be kept alive.” Jesus speaks kindly by His Gospel and promises: “I will provide for you and your little ones.” Jesus was handed over to the jailers in our stead, and He has paid our entire debt with His lifeblood. By the Lord’s forgiveness of our sins, we are free to forgive those who sin against us, and since we all will “stand before the judgment seat of God,” we are not to despise our brother, but gladly forgive him.

Pastor Nettleton's message (mp3)

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Proper 18 (Year A)

True greatness is not in strength, but in humility, like that of a little child. Child-like faith receives all good things as gracious gifts from our Father in heaven, and whoever is humbled like a little child will be “the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Though in our sin we deserve to be “drowned in the depth of the sea,” we have instead been drowned—“buried”—with Christ in Baptism and then raised to the new, humble life of a child of God.

Pastor Nettleton's message (mp3)

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Proper 17 (Year A)

After St. Peter confessed that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the living God,” our Lord told His disciples that He must “be killed, and on the third day be raised.” The glory of God is revealed in the Passion and cross of His incarnate Son. By His cross Jesus has redeemed the world, and in His resurrection He has vindicated all who trust in Him. Since Christ Jesus has reconciled us to God, we may “live peaceably with all.” By the certainty of His cross and resurrection, we “rejoice in hope,” and we are “patient in tribulation” and “constant in prayer.

Pastor Nettleton's message (mp3)

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