Sermons by Fr. Bradley Helmuth

Sermons by Fr. Bradley Helmuth

Fr. Bradley Helmuth is the Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Nevada City, CA.

Thankfulness

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 23:33-43 33When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.34Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.” And they cast lots to divide his clothing. 35And the people stood by, watching; but the leaders scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself…

And Justice For All

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 21:5-19 5When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, 6“As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be thrown down.” 7They asked him, “Teacher, when will this be, and what will be the sign that this is about to take place?” 8And he said, “Beware…

The Inheritance of the Redeemed

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 6:20-31 20Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. 21“Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be filled. “Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. 22“Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man. 23Rejoice in that…

The Deal

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 18:9-14 9He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10“Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. 12I fast twice a week;…

The Long Game

Due to the Stream Tech forgetting to hit the Record button at the start of the service, today’s recording begins just slightly into Fr. Brad’s sermon. Apologies. Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 18:1-8 1Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. 2He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. 3In that city there was a widow who kept coming to him…

Giving Thanks

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 17:11-19 11On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 12As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 13they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” 14When he saw them, he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were made clean.15Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned…

Are You Serious?

Due to technical difficulties, our recording video is choppy and out of synch with the audio. Apologies, and our tech team has fixed the problem for the future. Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 17:5-10 5The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. 7“Who…

To See and Be Seen

Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Luke 16:19-31 19“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores. 22The poor man died and was carried away by the angels to be with Abraham. The…