Sermons tagged with ‘seeing’

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Seeing and Imagination

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Proper 24 (29), Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 18 October 2020 Exodus 33:12-23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Matthew 22:15-22   There is a quote from the Talmud, an ancient text that comments and expands on the Rabbinic law, that says, “We do not see things as they are. We see things as we […]

Not seeing does not mean we are blind

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Second Sunday of Easter, Year A 19 April 2020 Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Psalm 16 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31   The disciple Thomas is often referred to as doubting Thomas, because of his insistence that he see Jesus as the others had. And because of his insistence Thomas is seen as the archetype of the […]

The Transfiguration of our Lord, Year A – 26 February 2017

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Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 99 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9   There is something sacred about being on the top of a mountain. It is a sacred space. It is also the reward for many hours of slogging up some steep path. And I have never stood on a peak where I did not think that […]