Sermons from August 2018

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The Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 16B): August 26, 2018

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1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-43; Psalm 84; John 6:56-69 As we return one more time to the sixth chapter of John, once again the sermon topic is bread. One gospel commentator has said that, “John’s gospel is noted not only for its poetry, its high Christology and its rich metaphorical imagery, but also for its redundancy.”[i] […]

The Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost (Proper 14B): August 12, 2018

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2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; John 6:35, 41-51 This morning we continue our journey in the sixth chapter of John and our exploration of the Eucharist. It is interesting to note the unusual way this morning’s gospel reading begins: It repeats the final verse of last week’s reading. Of course, that’s because this […]