Sunday January 9th – First Sunday after Epiphany Sermon

The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Today’s Sermon by the Rev. Murray Powell for Sunday, January 9th has been posted on the website.  There are a number of  past sermons available as well.  If you have not been making use of this great resource, check it out!  This Sunday is the first Sunday after Epiphany, and is also the day we commemorate the Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ:   http://www.ststephenshouston.org/sermons

Today’s Readings

Isaiah 42:1-9
Acts 10:34-43
Matthew 3:13-17
Psalm 29 

Today’s Collect

Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

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