Sermons tagged with ‘gentiles’

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Proper 10 (15), Year A, 16 July 2017


Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Genesis 25:19-34 Psalm 119:105-112 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23   When our eldest was in middle school a friend invited him to her church’s youth group. It’s grass roots ecumenism. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a good experience. They watched some kind of movie or film and eventually ended up discussing the future […]

First Sunday of Christmas – Year A, 1 January 2017


Isaiah 63:7-9 Psalm 148 (13) Hebrews 2:10-18 Matthew 2:13-23   While the appointed Gospel is Matthew 2:13-23, we will read Matthew 2:1-23   Initially our Gospel text for this morning reminds us of Christmas pageants. I think of our own children dressed up us shepherds and wise men in bathrobes, with paper crowns – to […]