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Sunday, Sept. 14 was the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Galatians 3:16 “To Abraham and his seed were the promises made…and to thy seed, which is Christ.”  In the early ...

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Sunday, September 7 was the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartely based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St. Mark 7:31, in which Jesus heals a deaf mute: “And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and ...

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Sunday, August 31 was the eleventh Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Ist Corinthians 15:1 “Brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, ...

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Sunday, August 24 was the tenth Sunday after Trinity, but in the Anglican tradition it is also the feast day of the martyred apostle St. Bartholomew and for that reason the altar color was red for martyrs.  Bartholomew was mentioned ...

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Sunday, August 17 was the ninth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, 1st Corinthians 10:1  “Brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant how that all our fathers were under the ...

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Sunday, August 10 was the Eighth Sunday after Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 8:12:  “Brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.”  Here St. Paul is telling ...

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Sunday, August 3 was the Seventh Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Old Testament lesson for the day, Hosea 14: “Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.”  ...

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Sunday, July 27 was the Sixth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 6:3, “Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized unto his ...

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Sunday, July 20 was the Fifth Sunday after Trinity.  The subject of Bishop Hartley’s sermon was Christian compassion, how we are to act and think as Christians, taking as his text the Epistle for the day, 1st St. Peter 3:8:  ...

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Sunday, July 13 was the Fourth Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, Romans 8:18: “I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory ...

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