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Introduction: Under normal circumstances parents expect great things for their children. We want them to be wise, handsome or beautiful, filled with grace, successful. In some cases we look to our children to live out our own limited successes or overcome their failures. But here we are going to look…
RCL - Trinitytide (Ordinary Time)
Benjamin Snyder • Sermon • • 172 views • 17:14
This sermon is based on the collective readings from the 1979 Revised Common Lectionary. I explore the relationship that space, place, and environment play in our relational disfunction with God and others (cf. Murray Rae, Architecture and Theology). The good news is that God pursues us to come out of our hiding places.
On the evening of Easter Day, the disciples were gathered together. They were not meeting to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord. They were not rejoicing in Jesus’ triumph over sin and death. This was not a gathering of faith; instead, it was a gathering of unbelief. The disciples, who should have…