Sermons tagged with ‘justice’

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Devouring Their Houses

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Devouring Their Houses

Jesus doesn’t simply criticize the priests for their hubris, he exposes the whole system for its corruption, exploitation, and rejection of the poor. of poverty and hubris in the Temple Proper 27B  |  Mark 12:38-44 Less than a week after starting at my first congregation out of seminary, I went to my first clericus—a meeting of […]

Lions Don’t Want to Eat Straw

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Lions Don't Want to Eat Straw

To be changed. We have to change. So that we don’t fear each other. The different. The foreigner. We give up our bigotry. We change. Regardless of whether or not they do. The Incarnation Is More Radical Than We Care To Admit. Advent 2A |  Isaiah 11:1-10 “A shoot shall come out from the stock […]

Suffering and Salvation

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Suffering and Salvation

For how many is the condemnation of GOD the crux of the gospel? Liberation as the work of the community Proper 16C | Luke 13:10-17 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.

Blurring the Lines

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Blurring the Lines

The division Jesus brings is not to exclude, but to illuminate. It is division which reveals who we are and what we care about. Who we care about. It reveals our inner thoughts and expectations for GOD and the world. How Jesus Alters Expectations Of Justice Proper 14C |  Luke 12:49-56 The full text and […]