Sermons tagged with ‘mercy’

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Of Serial and Mercy

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In the story of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, we get an opportunity to be wrong. Serial reveals we have have opportunities in our lives. How a podcast, a murder, and being wrong reveal God’s mercy. Proper 25C |  Luke 18:9-14 Serial, the most listened to podcast in history debuted two years ago. It […]

Generous Mercy

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Generous Mercy

It is no mere coincidence that the man who turns is a Samaritan living in the borderlands. For it is those on the margins who most need Jesus’s mercy. How the mercy of Jesus to the foreigner, outcast and sick is inclusive love Proper 23C |  Luke 17:11-19 I’m going to guess that nobody here […]

Watching By Forgiving Debts

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Watching By Forgiving Debts

We mistake our silos for safety. We hide in our bunkers and we think everybody else is hiding in their bunker. We make our friends into enemies and conspire to make ridiculous expectations and erroneous assumptions about them. That’s why we need to be awake. Because none of that division is true. Debt Forgiveness: How Jesus teaches […]

A Righteous Mercy

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Lent 1C - A Righteous Mercy

We are continuously tempted to betray Jesus’s vision of GOD for the devil’s. The Temptation’s distorted view of GOD Lent 1C |  Luke 4:1-13 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.