Sermons tagged with ‘Abraham’

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The Wideness of God’s Love


Genesis 17:1-7, 15-22 1When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 2And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make you exceedingly numerous.” 3Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him, […]

All Will Be Well


Proper 9 (14), Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 5 July 2020 Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 or read the whole chapter of Genesis 24 Psalm 45:10-17 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30     Abraham and Sarah were given a son, who is named Isaac, after Sarah’s laughter when she learned of the prospect that she […]

Proper 8 (13), 2 July 2017, 4th Sunday after Pentecost


Genesis 22:1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42   What we must try to see in the story of Abraham’s non-sacrifice of Isaac is that Abraham’s faith consisted, not of almost doing what he didn’t do, but of not doing what he almost did, and not doing it in fidelity to the God in whose […]