Acts of the Apostles

Acts 1:1-8
"Mission: The future of the church," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa ON (May 22, 2011)
Acts 2:1-21 (PENTECOST SUNDAY)
"Out of control in the Spirit," St Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa  (May 19, 2013)
"When someone else takes over," St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (June 12, 2011)
"Who's in charge here?" (MP3 version), Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (June 4, 2006)
"On being out of control," Community Christian Reformed Church, Dixons Corners, ON (May 30, 2004)
Acts 2:42-47
"The Pentecostal Life: Part 1: Prayer and Breaking of Bread," Calvin Christian Reformed Church (June 3, 2012)

"The Pentecostal Life: Part 2: Commonality," Calvin Christian Reformed Church ( June 10, 2012)

"The Pentecostal Life: Part 3: Apostolic Teaching," Calvin Christian Reformed Church (June 17, 2012)

"Four characteristics of an Easter people," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (April 23, 2006)

"Keeping the church on course," Institution and Induction of Fr. Don Skowronski (†), Church of the Ascension, Westmount, QC (May 15, 2000)
Acts 7:44 - 8: 8
"Martyrdom: The future of the baptized," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa ON (May 29, 2011)

Other New Testament texts

Rom 5:1-11
"From a sinking fear to a sure hope," Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (June 12, 2005)
1 Cor 3
"Building the temple of God on a firm foundation" (Evensong, 15th Sunday after Trinity, St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa / Church of the Messiah Anglican Church Ottawa, September 16, 2012)
Gal 1:1-24
"The Gospel of Christ," Calvin Christian Reformed Church (June 2, 2013) PENTECOST 2
 "The Gospel of Man," Calvin Christian Reformed Church (June 9, 2013) PENTECOST 3
Gal 3:23 - 4:7
"Who can run the race?" Christian Reformed Church, Dixon’s Corners, ON (August 15, 2004)
Eph 1:3-14
"The First Millennium and the Challenge," Sermon for the Service Beginning the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, St. James Anglican Church, Carleton Place, Ontario (January 23, 2000)
Eph 6:10-20
"What remains for us to do?", Calvary Christian Reformed Church (August 23, 2009)
1 Tim 6:11-19
"Training in holiness," Community Christian Reformed Church, Dixon's Corners, ON (September 26, 2004)
Hebrews 10:39-11:38

"Olympic preparation," Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (August 18, 2013)
Hebrews 11:39-12:29

"[Olympic preparation  for] an Olympic prize," Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (August 25, 2013)
Hebrews 11:17-12:2

"Looking forward",  Sunday last before Advent, Evensong (St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa / Church of the Messiah Ottawa, November 25, 2012)
Hebrews 12

"The battle cry of freedom," Community Christian Reformed Church, Dixon’s Corners, ON (August 22, 2004)
1 Peter 3:8-22
"Going up?" Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (May 1, 2005)
Rev 12:7-12
"As the angels do in heaven", Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (October 1, 2006)

Mark

Mark 1:1-3
"The Gospel of Mark?", Calvin Christian Reformed Church Ottawa, January 4, 2015

Mark 1:1-11
"... but who does God say that I am?", Calvin Christian Reformed Church Ottawa, January 11, 2015

Mark 1:1-8
"The earthquake of God", St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1999) Year B, Advent 2
Mark 1:9-15
"Stopped in your tracks: Reflections on passion, suffering and sickness: Reflections for Lent 1", Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (March 5, 2000) Year B, Lent 1
"Auspicious Beginnings?" Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (March 14, 2004)
Mark 1:12-15

"But I thought that you said this was about good news?" Calvin Christian Reformed Church Ottawa (January 18, 2015)

Mark 1:21-28

"True teaching," First Christian Reformed Church, Kemptville, ON (February 5, 2015)

Mark 1:40-45
"True Pastoral Care", St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (2000) Year B, Epiphany 6
Mark 2:1-12
"What have you done?", St. Barnabas Chapel, Codrington College, Barbados, Year B, Epiphany 7
Mark 5.21-43
"Death and dying, and the risen Lord", St. George's Anglican Church, Ottawa (June 28, 2009) Year B, Pentecost 4
Mark 6:1-13
"The vocation of a prophet", Calvary Christian Reformed Church (July 9, 2006) Year B, Pentecost 5
Mark 6:30-56
"The house of God", Saint Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (July 22, 2012) Year B, Pentecost 8 (Mark 6:30-34, 53-56)

"Who do we have here? Part 1," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (Sept 3, 2006) Year B, Pentecost 9 (Mark 6:30-52)
Mark 8:27 - 9:1

"The Enemy Within" (Mark 8:31-38), Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (March 1, 2015) Year B, Lent 2

"Who do we have here? Part 2," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (Sept 10, 2006) Year B, Pentecost 15

"What does an invitation to follow Him mean for us?" Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (March 28, 2004)
"Never!" (Mark 8:31 - 9:1), Cathedral Church of St. Matthew, Timmins, Ontario (April 15, 2003) Year B, Lent 2
Mark 9:30-37
"Do you have what it takes?" (First Christian Reformed Church, Kemptville, ON, September 23, 2012)
"True Greatness," St. George's Anglican Church, Ottawa (September 20, 2009) Year B, 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20)
Mark 10:32-45

"True greatness and its costs" (Lent 5, Year B, Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON, March 22, 2015)

Mark 10:46-52

"Who may come in?" (Palm Sunday, St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa, March 24, 2013)

"The value of being blind", Dixon's Corners Christian Reformed Church (Oct 26, 2003) Year B, Pentecost 20
Mark 12:28-34
 "Three orders for pleasing God," (Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON, November 4, 2012)
Mark 13:24-37
Sermon for Advent 1, St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1999)

"The difficulty of staying awake," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (November 27, 2005)
Mark 14-15 Passion Narrative
"The five faces of Palm Sunday," St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (April 1, 2012), Palm Sunday

Luke

Luke 1:39-56
"Great expectations," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (Dec 11, 2005) Year B, Advent 3
Luke 2:25-35
What the stories of John's and Jesus' birth in Luke really tell us about what Israel's hopes were for Jesus' birth.
Luke 3:1-6
"A history lesson with a surprising ending," St. Mark the Evangelist (Anglican) Church, Ottawa (December 7, 2003) Year C, Advent 2

"The salvation of God," Saint Mark the Evangelist (Anglican) Church, Ottawa, ON (Dec 10, 2006) Year C, Advent 2

"What's in it for me?," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (Nov 26, 2006) MP3 version
Luke 3:7-18
"Rejoice! A new day's coming!", Third Sunday of Advent (St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa, December 16, 2012) - Audio version

"I won't be around forever to tell you what to do", St. Mark the Evangelist (Anglican) Church, Ottawa (December 14, 2003) Year C, Advent 3
Luke 3:15-22
"My son, my son!" The Baptism of the Lord (St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa, January 13, 2013) - Audio version
Luke 4:1-13
"Shaking the foundations," St. Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa (February 28, 2001) Year C, Ash Wednesday
Luke 4:14-30
"He's OK: He's Just Like Me," Community Reformed Church, Dixon's Corners, Ontario (January 21, 2001) Year C, Epiphany 3
Luke 7:37-8:3
"Good News," St. George's Anglican Church Ottawa (Pentecost 3; June 13, 2010).
Luke 9:2-6
"Into any home", Sermon for the Commemoration of John and Charles Wesley, Clergy Conference, Diocese of Albany, Camp of the Woods, Speculator, NY (March 3, 2000)
Luke 10:1-24
"What do you have to offer?" Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (July 8, 2007) MP3 version
Luke 10:25-37
"True love and its implications,"Saint Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (July 15, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 6

"Why your faith matters to the world," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church (July 15, 2007) MP3 version
Luke 10:38-42
"On choosing the best serving at the meal," Saint Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (July 22, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 7
Luke 11:1-13
"Collecting debts," Saint Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (July 29, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 8
Luke 12:49-56
"Glittering generalities," St. George's Anglican Church Ottawa (August 15, 2010), Year C Pentecost 12
Luke 15:1-10
"I once was lost," St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena NY (September 14, 2004) Year C, Pentecost 15
Luke 16:1-13
"You're fired!" St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena NY (September 19, 2004) Year C, Pentecost 16
Luke 16:19-31
"Some practical advice on dealing with the unknown," Community Christian Reformed, Dixon's Corners, ON (September 30, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 17
Luke 17:5-10
"Living by debts?" St. Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa, ON (October 3, 2004) Year C, Pentecost 18
Luke 18:1-8a
"Fatherly Hearing," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, Ontario (October 17, 2004) Year C, Pentecost 20
Luke 18:9-14
"False greatness and true greatness," Saint Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (October 28, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 21
Luke 19:1-10
"The true measure of a saint," St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, Ontario (October 31, 2004) Year C, Pentecost 22 (and the Eve of All Saints Day)
Luke 20:27-38
"Where are you going?" Saint John's Episcopal Church, Massena NY (November 11, 2001) Year C, Pentecost 23
Luke 21:5-19
"Two men went up to pray," St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, Ontario (November 13, 1998)
Luke 21:20-28
"The real fear of Advent," Anglican Community, Saint Paul University (November 25, 2004), Year C, Thursday before Advent 1
Luke 21:25-36
"The end has come!" First Sunday of Advent (St. Peter by the Park, Hamilton, ON, December 2, 2012).
Luke 23
"Who may come in?" Palm Sunday, St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (March 24, 2013) - audio version

John

John 1:1-18

What happened when the light began to shine in places of great darkness? 

"The point of the incarnation," Dixon's Corners Community Christian Reformed Church (2003) Year B, Christmas 2
John 1:29-42
"Come and See," St. George's Anglican Church Ottawa (January 16, 2011) Year A, Epiphany 2
John 2:13-22
"A family crisis", Calvin Christian Reformed Church Ottawa (March 8, 2015) Year B, Lent 3

"Have you ever been angry?", St. Mark's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario (Mar 23, 2003) Year B, Lent 3
John 3:1-16
“I can do it myself” St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (June 11, 2006) Year B, Trinity Sunday
John 5:31-47
"Jesus on Trial,"Anglican Studies Programme, Saint Paul University (March 6, 2008), Year A, Lent 4 (Thursday)
John 10:1-10
"Whom do you fear?" St. John the Evangelist, Massena, NY (April 21, 2002) Year A, Easter 4
John 10:1-18
"Good Shepherd / Bad Shepherds," Preached at the ordination of David Robinson to the priesthood, St. Alban's Anglican Church Ottawa, June 19, 2010

"Jesus like a shepherd leads us," Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (May 2, 2004)
John 10:11-18
"Shepherd Leadership", Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (May 11, 2003) Year B, Easter 4
John 11:1-45
"A question of worth," St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (April 9, 2011), Year A, Lent 5
John 12:1-11
"Great disappointments," St. Mark's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario (April 10, 2006) Monday in Holy Week

"Succeeding in death," Saint Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario (April 9, 2001) Monday in Holy Week
John 12:12-19
"The King," Calvin Christian Reformed Church (March 28, 2010), Palm Sunday
John 12.20-33
"Do you see what I see?" Saint George's, Ottawa (March 29, 2009) Year B Lent 5
John 13:1-17, 31b-35
"Worthy to come to the altar," St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (April 17, 2014) Holy Thursday

"Apostolic Service," Evensong, St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa ( June 10, 2012) Pentecost 2 BCP

"In the heat of the night," St. Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa, ON (March 28, 2002), Year A, Holy Thursday
John 13:21-32
"Betrayal", St. Mark's Anglican Church, Ottawa, Ontario (April 16, 2003) Wednesday in Holy Week / “What a friend we have in Jesus,” Saint Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa, (April 11, 2001) Wednesday in Holy Week
John 13:31-35
"An education in love," Saint John the Evangelist, Massena NY (May 13, 2001) Year C, Easter 5
John 14:1-7
"I AM is the Way, that is, the Truth and the Life,"  Service for the Day of Prayer for Christian Unity, St. Richard's Anglican Church, Ottawa (January 21, 2001)
John 14:15-31

"Children of the reformation: Orphans or heirs?"  Reformation Rally sermon, St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Ottawa (October 31, 2010)
 John 15
"The key ingredients for a fine wine," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (May 5, 2002) Easter 6

"Love one another," Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (May 13, 2012) Easter 6
John 16:23-33
"Appeasement or Peace?" Evensong for Peace, Saint Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (November 10, 2002)
John 17:1-11
"How God is like a Father and a Mother to Us," Saint John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (May 12, 2002) Year A, Easter 7
John 20:19-31
"Seeing is unbelieving," St Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa / Church of the Messiah Evensong (April 15, 2012) Octave Day of Easter

"The ABCs of Faith," Dixon's Corners Community Christian Reformed Church (April 10, 2005) Easter 2

"Do you remember what it was like?" St. John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (April 27, 2003) Easter 2

"Witness for the Truth," Saint John the Evangelist, Massena NY (April 22, 2001) Easter 2
John 21:1-14
"Maybe we should just go fishing, too," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (April 29, 2001) Year C, Easter 3

Old Testament

Exodus 3:1-15
"My name forever", Lent 3 (March 2, 2013), Calvin Christian Reformed Church (Ottawa, ON)
Numbers 21:4-9
"More than conquerors," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (March 26, 2006)
1 Kings 19:1-18

"Semper reformanda," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa ON (August 7, 2016)

2 Kings 5:1-14
"The battle belongs to the Lord," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church, Kanata, ON (February 12, 2006)
Isaiah 6
"Is it I, Lord?", Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (June 7, 2009)

"Whom shall I send?" Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa ON (September 18, 2016)
Isaiah 11:1-10
 "Root of Jesse, Son of David," First Christian Reformed Church,Kemptville, ON (December 8, 2013 Advent 2)
Isaiah 45:1-3
"A fortiori", sermon for the ordination of Peter Robinson to the priesthood (held at St. George's Burlington, Ontario, December 2, 2012)

Matthew

Matt 2:1-12
When Iranian scientists came to worship God incarnate in Jesus!
Matt 3:1-12
"Get Ready!" St. Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, Ottawa, ON (December 9, 2001) Year A, Advent 2
Matt 5:1-12
"All the Saints," St. John’s Episcopal Church, Massena NY (November 6, 2005) Year A, All Saints Day
Matt 5:13-20
"Antisthenes," St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, Ontario (1999) Year A, Epiphany 5
Matt 6:12
"Forgive us our trespasses," 2nd Annual Augustine College Hymn Sing, September 19, 1998
Matt 9:9-13
"What does God desire of you?" (Hos 5.15 - 5.5; Ps 50; Rom 4.13-18; Mt 9.9-13), Dixon’s Corners Christian Reformed Church (June 9, 2002) Year A, Pentecost 3
Matt 10:1-15
"On being sent," Kanata Community Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa (June 26, 2005)
Matt 11:2-11
"Did you get what you expected?" Community Christian Reformed Church, Dixon's Corners, ON (Dec 26, 2004) Year A Christmas 1
Matt 15:21-28
"Just desserts?" St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa (August 14, 2011) Year A, Pentecost 9 (proper 15)
Matt 22:34-36
"Remembering to do the right thing," Saint John's Episcopal Church, Massena, NY (Oct 27, 2002) Year A, Pentecost 23

"The greatest of these is love," Saint George's Anglican Church, Ottawa (October 26, 2008) Year A, Pentecost 24

Theological Education Sunday, St. Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, ON (Oct. 24, 1999)
Matt 24:42 – 25:13
"A few good men... and a few good women," Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Ottawa, ON (November 10, 2002) Year A, Pentecost 25
Matt 28:16-20
"The Great Commission," Saint George's Anglican Church, Ottawa, ON (May 18, 2008) Year A, Trinity Sunday MP3 version

L. Gregory Bloomquist

sola Dei gratia

For further reflection...
Read my columns entitled "The various ways of Scripture" (formerly "Ask the St. George's Scholar") in the parish magazine of St. Peter and Paul's Anglican Church Ottawa: