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Sermons by David Martyn (Page 2)

Christmas Eve 2017

Meditation “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find The” appeared in movie theatres last month.  I read the book but haven’t seen the movie. She has been in the news lately, not so much for the movie, but for the tweets she has been sending to the President of the country to the south of us.…

Advent 4 2017

Sermon “Mary’s Eschatology” Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed…

Advent 3 2017

Preamble The gospel reading for today is a preamble to John’s story of Jesus. So I am going to do a preamble before the reading. At the end of each service, someone asks me a question about the sermon, sometimes two people ask. Last Sunday was two. First question: How do you prepare the sermon…

Advent 2 2017

Sermon “Political Eschatology” Politicians! Oh, the horror of it all. Those called to be servants of the people end up consumed with self-service. Hard to tell the truth from the lies. Hard to tell the facts from the altfacts. You have to be suspect with former enemies suddenly having alliances, hoping into bed with one…

Advent 1 2017

Sermon “Alt-Apocalyptic Eschatology” It was the summer of 2003, the sun was darkened, the moon did not give its light, the firestorm was like an apocalyptic monster consuming everything in its path. I was there. I saw it. I still vividly remember wondering if the whole city of Kelowna would be consumed by fire. Remember?…