• Anthony Seel

    Contributing sermons since May 22, 2004
Anthony's church

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Chenango Bridge, New York 13901

About Anthony
  • Education: B.A. Augusta College, Augusta GA M.Div. Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, PA Post-graduate studies, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA
  • Experience: August 1988-November 1991 St. Francis on the Hill Episcopal Church, El Paso, TX Youth Minister, DCE and Asst. Rector December 1991-December 1994 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Glen Ellyn, IL Asst. Rector January 1995-July 1998 St. James Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA Rector August 1998-Present St. Andrew’s Church (Anglican), Vestal NY Rector
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope that you find something you can use for the glory of God.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Purpose Driven Life series
  • Family: Wife: Mary Children: Rebecca and Daniel
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach for a verdict.
  • Books that have had an impact: Robert Coleman, The Master Plan of Evangelism Andrew Murray, Humility Elizabeth O’Connor, Call to Commitment Jim Wallis, The Call to Conversion Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
  • Hobbies: Sailing, golf,and bowling. Music, reading and chess.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He was faithful to Jesus Christ, His Savior and Lord.
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  • Religion Is The Enemy Of The Gospel

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2023

    A sermon on the two great commandments

    22 Pentecost A October 29, 2023 M. Anthony Seel, Jr. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Matthew 22:34-40 Religion is the Enemy of the Gospel Over 500 years ago, Martin Luther started a movement that now surrounds the world. When Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church, Luther more

  • The Abundant Life

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2023

    The abundant life is found in Jesus Christ and His Church.

    Good Shepherd Sunday John 10:1-10 and Acts 2:42-47 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church April 30, 2023 One Thing The Rev. M. Anthony Seel How many here have seen the movie “City Slickers?” Even if you haven’t seen it, you may be familiar with one scene from that 1991 movie. In a famous scene, three more

  • Finding Blessing In A Persecuting World

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2022

    A sermon about the blessings and woes found in the Sermon on the Plain, with particular focus on the persecution of Christians today.

    The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany February 13, 2022 M. Anthony Seel, Jr. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Luke 6: 17-26 Finding Blessing in a Persecuting World In our gospel lesson, Jesus says to us today, Vv. 22-23 “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and more

  • Fire Power From God

    Contributed on Jan 9, 2022
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    A sermon about the power of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer.

    The Sunday After Epiphany January 9, 2022 M. Anthony Seel, Jr. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Luke 3:15-22 In our gospel lesson this morning, John the Baptist proclaims, “he who is mightier than I is coming… He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. Last week in the sermon, Pastor more

  • The Life Changer

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2019

    A sermon about how Jesus changed Zacchaeus' life and how He changes ours.

    Sing with me if you know the song: Zacchaeus was a wee little man, A wee little man was he He climbed up in a sycamore tree For the Lord he wanted to see And when the Savior passed that way He looked up in the tree And He said, “Zacchaeus, you come down! For I'm going to your house more

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  • Note: This Was The Introduction To A Sermon On ...

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2006
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    Note: this was the introduction to a sermon on Elisha’s healing miracle in the cited chapter, and Jesus’ healing miracles in Mark 1:29-39. Title: The CSI Effect- A crime scene investigator from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was dusting for fingerprints in a home that had been more