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Sermons by Bill Maury-Holmes

These Wise Guys Got It

These Wise Guys Got It Matthew 2:1-12 January 6, 2019, Epiphany Bill Maury-Holmes   epiphany – noun: 2) an appearance or manifestation especially of a divine being; 3) a (1) : a usually sudden manifestation or perception of the essential nature or meaning of something; (2) : an intuitive grasp of reality through something (such as an event) usually simple and striking…

Further Thoughts On Showing Up From A Couple of Jailbirds

Scripture: Philemon 1-25 …and portions from MLK, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” January 15, 2017 Bill Maury-Holmes Congratulations, you did it!  You just successfully heard read an entire book of the Bible, barely two weeks into the New Year!  The snarky part of me wants to note that you’ve just reckoned with one more book of…

Finding God in All the Wrong People: Jonah

Scripture: Psalm 137:1-9, Jonah 3:1-10 – 4:4 June 5, 2016 Rev. Bill Maury-Holmes And I guess that I will never find out, which one of you wrote with a greasy lipstick Babylon must fall Babylon must fall Babylon must fall on the bathroom mirror Catholic Discipline, “Underground Babylon” “So what are we going to do…

All Parties, All In

Scripture: Genesis 15:1-21 Rev. Bill Maury-Holmes October 11, 2015 ‘Tis the beginning of the covenant season here at Redlands United Church of Christ, that time of the year when we challenge ourselves to reflect upon our own commitments to God, our church community and whatever new works of service may be stirring in our souls.…