Psalm 68.1-20 | Sunday after the Ascension B

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD 1 May God arise, may his enemies be scattered;    may his foes flee before him.2 May you blow them away like smoke—    as wax melts before the fire,    may the wicked perish before God.3 But may the righteous be glad    and rejoice before God;    may they be happy and joyful. 4 Sing to God, sing inContinue reading “Psalm 68.1-20 | Sunday after the Ascension B”

Psalm 98 | Easter 3B

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD A psalm.1 Sing to YHWH a new song,    for he has done miraculous things;    his right hand and his holy arm    have worked his salvation.2 YHWH has made his salvation known    and revealed his righteousness to the nations.3 He has remembered his covenant loyalty    his faithfulness to Israel;    all the ends of the earth have seen    theContinue reading “Psalm 98 | Easter 3B”

Psalm 130 | Easter Vigil Year B

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD 1  Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord;2  Lord, hear my voice.    Let your ears be attentive       to my cry for mercy. 3 If you, Lord, kept a record of sins,    Lord, who could stand?4 But with you there is forgiveness,    so that we can, with reverence, serve you. 5 I wait forContinue reading “Psalm 130 | Easter Vigil Year B”

The Fourth Sunday of Lent – Rose Sunday

The Rev. Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A. Lessons: Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year BII Chronicles 36:14–23Psalm 122Ephesians 2:1–10John 6:1–15  Psalms 120 through 134 are known as the Psalms of Ascent and were sung by worshipers as they made their journey to the Temple in Jerusalem during the three most important feasts of eachContinue reading “The Fourth Sunday of Lent – Rose Sunday”

Psalm 95 | Christ the King Sunday Year A

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD 1    Come, let us sing to the LORD;                   Let us shout to the Rock,  our Rescuer.2                 Let us come face to face with a thank offering                   Let us extol Him with song. 3    For the LORD is the great God,                                      the great King aboveContinue reading “Psalm 95 | Christ the King Sunday Year A”

Sermon About Faith

The Rev. Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A. This morning I was invited to preach the sermon at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Tustin, CA. The lessons for this Sunday that this sermon was based on are: Isaiah 25:1–9 Psalm 23 Philippians 4:4–13 Matthew 22:1–14 Here is that sermon: It seems like the creators of our AnglicanContinue reading “Sermon About Faith”