Sermons tagged with ‘parables’

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Talentless

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Talentless

In the parable of the bridesmaids (Matthew 25:14-30), Jesus gives a chilling picture of the kin-dom which is more “what not to do” than it is “how to be a Christian”.   Jesus isn’t interested in your talent – only your love. Proper 28A  |  Matthew 25:24-30 If I entrusted you with a key to […]

Generous and Just

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Generous and Just

Jesus’s parable of the laborers in the vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) doesn’t seem fair. But that’s because we don’t want it to be. With the laborers in the vineyard, Jesus reveals the justice of mercy Proper 20A  |  Matthew 20:1-16 For those who have not heard this gospel story before, or hardly recognize it, you can […]

Closer to the Kingdom

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How the negative helps us find the positive in the Parable of the Wicked Tenants. 17 Pentecost, Proper 22-A. Text: Matthew 21: 33-46   Header Photo: flatworldsedge via Compfight cc