Sermon Archive : Barbara Mraz

02/16/20 - Walking the Line

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Walking the Line A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota February 16, 2020   Matthew 5:21037 Deuteronomy    30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8   Dolly Parton, the country singer, made a cameo appearance in one of Craig’s recent sermons. So today I’m going to pull in one of Dolly’s contemporaries: the late Johnny Cash, “the man in black.”  I remember that Craig, who can […]

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01/19/20 - Echoes of Mercy, Whispers of Love

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“Echoes of mercy, whispers of love”   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota January 19, 2020 JOHN 1:29-42 We’re going to begin today with a little test on what you just heard read in the Gospel from John. Please raise your hand to answer. True or false: In this lesson, John baptizes Jesus. True? False? Technically, this is false. In the […]

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12/15/19 - Stirred

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STIRRED   A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota December 15, 2019   Matthew 11:2-11 Canticle 5 Luke 1:46-55   “Peggy Sue Got Married” is a 1986 movie about an adult woman who finds herself transported back to her senior year in high school in 1960. At one point she tells her high school math teacher: “I know for a fact […]

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11/17/19 - Resources for the End of the World

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RESOURCES FOR THE END OF THE WORLD A Sermon by The Rev. Barbara Mraz St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota November 17, 2019   Malachi 4:1-2a 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19   My daughter Emily’s beautiful five-year-old Golden Lab (who ate specially-prepared organic food, wore a raincoat when it was cloudy, and was the center of her family) died two weeks ago, only 36 hours after suffering […]

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10/27/19 - Suspended in a Sunbeam

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” Suspended in a Sunbeam”   A Sermon by` The Rev. Barbara Mraz St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St. Paul, Minnesota October 27, 2019   Luke 18:9-14   The topic today is humility. A scenario: “Great job on the presentation today, Sarah.” ‘Oh thanks. I’m not sure it went very well.” “No, it did. Really.” “I should have done more research.” “The research was fine.” “My voice isn’t very […]

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