NextSunday Worship

Archive for August, 2017

  • September 24, 2017

    “An Act of Injustice”

    Year A - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 20 (25)

    Even young children know that there exists a moral law, as C. S. Lewis famously pointed out in Mere Christianity.  All you will need to do is to hand one child a single scoop of ice cream and the other a double scoop and before you can count to three you can expect to hear […]

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  • September 17, 2017

    “Am I In the Place of God?”

    Year A - Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 19 (24)

    I’ve been reading about a certain young slacker who was as entitled and spoiled a brat as you have ever heard of.  He always demanded to be the center of attention.  One could say that the primary image he had of himself in life might only be “a selfie.” Though a fully strong and capable […]

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  • September 10, 2017

    “Morning Larks and Night Owls”

    Year A - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 18 (23)

    Would you describe yourself as a morning lark, a night owl, or something in between? Are you the kind of person who thinks of 6 am as a time to get up or a time to finally get to bed? Do you do your best work at dawn or in the wee hours of the […]

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  • September 3, 2017

    “Running Away from Ourselves and Bumping into God.”

    Year A - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Proper 17 (22)

    Through the ages, the Old Testament has been generally thought of by people of faith as primarily a grand library of theology, revealing the purposes and character of God, but its sacred pages also provide us incomparable value as a library of anthropology as well. No other collection of books offer us more astute, penetrating […]

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  • August 27, 2017

    “Heroines of Faith”

    Year A – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

    These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all; Joseph was already in Egypt. Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died, but the Israelites […]

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