Sermons by The Rev. Jeff H. Roper, Deacon

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The Fifth Sunday in Lent 3/21/21

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The Fifth Sunday in Lent March 21, 2021 The Rev. Jeff H. Roper, Deacon May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord our Strength and Our Redeemer. Amen. In today’s scripture readings, we see that God searches our hearts to make sure our […]

Sermon – 1/17/21

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St. James Episcopal Church, Wichita, Kansas The Rev. Jeff H. Roper, Deacon   May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord our Rock and Our Redeemer. Amen. Today’s homily is titled, “God calls us to new beginnings.” There is a main thread in […]

Sermon – December 20, 2020

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St. James Episcopal Church, Wichita, Kansas The Rev. Jeff H. Roper, Deacon Come, Holy Spirit come. Come like the fire and burn, come like the wind and move, come like the water and cleanse. Convince, convert, and consecrate us until we are wholly Yours. Amen. After spending the past four months as an English teacher, […]

Sermon – October 11, 2020

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May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord our Rock and Our Redeemer. Amen. On the surface, it seems like a tough gospel reading from Matthew today. The King found a man not wearing a wedding robe to the wedding feast. He says […]

Sermon – November 8, 2020

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May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord our Strength and Our Redeemer. Amen. The title of my sermon is simple today: “Do something kind for somebody today.” Do something kind for somebody today. Saturday morning I was stressed and filled with anxiety. […]