Sermons tagged with ‘healing’

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The Outcasts Matter


Thanksgiving Sunday, Year A 11 October 2020 Deuteronomy 8:7-18 Psalm 65 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Luke 17:11-19   How long did the ten lepers live together? They lived in something like a leper colony in no-mans-land, far from towns and villages. They shared the same fate and because they did, they must have understood each other, […]

It’s about the whole world


Proper 14 (19), Year A 9 August 2020 Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33 I am about to go on holidays. I will stay in town and explore the beauty that is here. I look forward to some time off. Holidays, especially those involving travel, are always a bit […]

Loneliness, Community, and the Kingdom of God


28 January 2018 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Proper 4, Year B Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28   Jesus enters a synagogue, as is customary for him. He encounters a man who has an unclean spirit. We moderns are not entirely sure today about what that means but what is clear is […]