11th Sunday after Pentecost

S. Pentecost 11.19 “Heaven’s Gate” Is. 66, Luke 13:22-30     So… what does Heaven look like? It’s a question of eternal interest. In our Old Testament reading today, Isaiah gives the most concrete picture of Heaven we get anywhere in the Bible. It’s brief, but powerful, and

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10th Sunday after Pentecost

S. Pentecost 10.19 “If There’s  A Flamethrower In A Story…” Luke 12.49-56     Sometimes I think Jesus could really have used a good PR Director. And I say that as someone who’s heard from more than a few friends/editors over the years: “You can’t say that! We

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9th SA Pentecost Seminarian T. Sheridan

Pentecost IX 2019 (Proper 14) St. Luke 12:22-40 Our Savior Lutheran Church Raleigh, NC The old saying goes that familiarity breeds contempt. We’re familiar with Christ’s miracles, which we confess in creed, adore in song, and invoke in prayer. In our recitation of the Nicene Creed, we

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8th SA Pentecost – Vicar Bartelt

“Christ our Liturgist not our Lawyer” 8thSA Pentecost: Our Savior, Raleigh Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. The Old Testament reading we have before us today is a tough one. Its content is vexation

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