Author Archives: The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Sermon – Maundy Thursday

Lessons You can read the scripture for Maundy Thursday, March 29, 2018 here. Exodus 12:1-14 1st Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Back in 1979, I had the enormous blessing and privilege of going on a study abroad program during my junior year in high school. I lived for a year in Rennes, France, staying with …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – Palm Sunday 2018

Almighty and everliving God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of his suffering, and also share in his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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March 9: Christus Victor

“A plan for the fullness of time.” This is one of my favorite parts of today’s passage in Ephesians, because it points to a different soteriology than we usually hear from the dominant Christian voices in the public square right now.  [ More → ]

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Sermon – February 11, 2018

Lessons You can read the scripture for February 11, 2018 here. Last Epiphany Year B Transfiguration Sunday Church of the Ascension Feb 11, 2018 Mark 9:2-9 Have you ever had a time in your life when you allowed yourself to be vulnerable — truly vulnerable — opened yourself up to another person — and then …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – Christmas Day, 2017

O God, you make us glad by the yearly festival of the birth of your only Son Jesus Christ: Grant that we, who joyfully receive him as our Redeemer, may with sure confidence behold him when he comes to be our Judge; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – November 26, 2017

Lessons You can read the scripture for November 26, 2017 here. Proper 29 Year A Christ the King Sunday Matthew 25:31-46 Okay people, it’s sheep and goats day! Are you ready for this? Reading this passage, I was thinking back to my first year of seminary, when we were studying for our final exam in …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – October 1, 2017

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Sermon – September 17, 2017

Lessons You can read the scripture for September 17, 2017 here. Audio Proper 19 Year A Matthew 18:21-35 21Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church[a] sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I …  [ More → ]

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