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Sermons on Jesus

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Word World

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. –Jn 1:1-3 We love words in my family. We play scrabble. We keep buying book case after…

Find the Words

A Sermon for the Burial Service of Our Lord 04/02/21 Jesus was born a king and died a king, but like none the world has seen. At his birth the angles sang forth in the Bethlehem night sky, Փառք ի բառձուս Աստուծոյ “Glory to God in the highest,” and Magi came to pay tribute to…

Timing is Everything

Timing is important. What’s the most important part of telling a good joke……timing.  Timing is important in jokes, and it’s important in sermons.  Until I figured out the 2.45 second delay between the live stream video and audio, my sermons looked like old Bruce Lee movies. Timing is important in conversations.  Zoom meetings have unexpectedly…

Elevator Speech

‘My name is Fr. Hovnan Demerjian, I have been the pastor of St. Hagop Armenian Church in Pinellas Park, FL for thirteen years. I studied at Boston College, Harvard Divinity School and St. Nersess seminary. I lived and worked in the Republic of Armenia for several years before ordination. I have been married for 17…