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Sermon for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25, Year C

October 23, 2022 Sirach 35:12-17                       Psalm 84:1-6                                 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18                      Luke 18:9-14           Our first reading today was from Ecclesiasticus.   We have been reading from this book …

Sermon for Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 24, Year C

October 16, 2022 Genesis 32:22-31                              Psalm 121                            2 Timothy 3:14-4:5                           Luke 18:1-8           In the second letter to Timothy, we read: “As for you, continue in what you have learned …

Sermon for Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 23, Year C

Sunday, October 9, 2022 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c                          Psalm 111                            2 Timothy 2:8-15                               Luke 17:11-19           Jesus heals ten lepers, but only one returns to give thanks.  Jesus asks, “Were …

Sermon for Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22, Year C

October 2, 2022 Habakkuk 11-4, 2:1-4                      Psalm 37:1-10                                    2 Timothy 1:1-14               Luke 17:5-10           I confess that when I read lessons like the one from Luke, I have trouble.  Jesus …

Sermon for Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21, Year C

September 25, 2022 Amos 6:1am 4-7                                Psalm 146                            1 Timothy 6:6-19                               Luke 16:19-31           Ouch! Most, if not all of us gathered here can identify with the rich man more …