Sermons from July 2017

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July 23, 2017 – Pentecost 7 & St. James Sunday


Mark 10:35-45  (NRSV) The Request of James and John 35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What is it you want me to do for you?” 37 And they said to him, “Grant […]

July 16, 2017 – Pentecost 6


Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 (NRSV) The Parable of the Sower 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower […]

July 9, 2017 – Pentecost 5


Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30  (NRSV) 16 “But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another, 17 ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance;     we wailed, and you did not mourn.’ 18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a […]

July 2, 2017 – Pentecost 4

Matthew 10:40-42 (NRSV) Rewards 40 “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. 41 Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive the reward of the righteous; 42 and whoever gives even […]