Scandalous!

a sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 21)

The disciples tried to claim Jesus as exclusively their own.  But Jesus knew that would only trip them up.

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Peter, Stephen, and Joe – Who Do You Say I Am?

a sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19)

When Jesus asked his disciples who other people thought he was, they offered lots of ideas.  But when he asked, “Who do YOU say that I am,” they suddenly grew quiet.  Then, Peter gave his witness.

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The Crumbs Under The Table

a sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18)

By her faith, the Syrophoenician woman understood that Jesus, who fed 5000 people with a few loaves of bread and two fish, had so much power and grace and love that even a crumb was enough for her modest needs. And by her faith she knew, even before Jesus did, that he was sent to heal the whole world.

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