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Sermon III Epiphany Canon Steven Dart January 22, 2023

“And the master of the feast said to the bridegroom, but thou hast saved the best wine until now.”

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Sermon II Epiphany Canon Steven Dart January 15, 2023

“And the Father spoke from heaven over Jesus saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11)

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Meditation I Epiphany Deacon Darius Gasatura January 8, 2023

“O GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who now know thee by faith, may after this life have fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” Collect Epiphany Sunday 1928 Book of Common Prayer

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Sermon Feast of the Circumcision Canon Steven Dart January 1, 2023

“Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.” (Phil. 2:12-13)

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Sermon III Advent Canon Steven Dart December 11, 2022

“Art thou He that should come, or do we look for another?” (Matt. 11:3)

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Sermon II Advent Canon Steven Dart December 4, 2022

“Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.” (Romans 15:13)

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Sermon Feast of Christ the King Bishop Peter Hansen November 20, 2022

“We give thanks unto the Father who hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature, for by Him were all things created that are in heaven and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones or dominions or principalities or powers, all things were created by Him and for Him and He is before all things and by Him all things consist.” (Col. 1:12-17)

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Sermon XXII Trinity Canon Steven Dart November 13, 2022

“And when Peter asked, “How many times shall I forgive my brother if he offend me, til seven times?” Jesus said unto Peter, “I say not unto thee until seven times but until seventy times seven.” (Matthew 18:21-22

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Sermon XX Trinity Canon Steven Dart October 30, 2022

“And the message went out from the king, “Come unto the marriage. All things are made ready.” (Matthew 22:4)

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Sermon XIX Trinity Canon Steven Dart October 23, 2022

“And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.” (Eph. 4:30)

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Sermon XVIII Trinity Canon Steven Dart October 16, 2022

“I thank my God always on your behalf” (1 Cor. 1:4)

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Sermon XVII Trinity Canon Steven Dart October 9, 2022

“And Jesus said, “Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?” (Luke 14:3)

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Meditation XVI Trinity Deacon Darius Gasatura October 2, 2022

“And when the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her, and said to her, Weep not. And He came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And He said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up” (Luke 7:13-15)

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Sermon XV Trinity Canon Steven Dart September 25, 2022

“Be ye not therefore anxious” (Matt. 6:34)

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Sermon XIV Trinity Canon Steven Dart September 18, 2022

“I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the deeds of the flesh.” (Gal. 5:16)

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Sermon XIII Trinity Canon Steven Dart September 11, 2022

“And thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” (Mark 12:31)

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Sermon XII Trinity Canon Steven Dart September 4, 2022

“And they said, ‘Behold He hath done all things well.’ ” (Mark 7:37)

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