Are You Getting Warmer Or Colder? – An All Saints Sermon On Luke 6:20-31

Blessings and woes. “Blessed are you.” "Woe to you.” What do you make of all that? I think it’s easy to hear the blessings and woes in today’s gospel (Luke 6:20-31) as rewards and punishments or as a categorization of…

The How Of Life – A Sermon On Luke 6:20-31, Feast of All Saints

The Feast of All Saints, Year C - Luke 6:20-31 Blessed are the poor, the hungry, and the ones who are weeping. But woe to the rich, the full, and the ones who are laughing. Poverty over riches, hunger over…

Let’s Not Add to the Pain of the World – An All Saints Sermon on Luke 6:20-31

All Saints’ Sunday - Luke 6:20-31 I’m a bit anxious about today’s sermon. I know what I want to talk about and I have a few ideas about what I will say, but I am not sure how it will…

A Reversal of Fortune to Celebrate – A Sermon for the Feast of All Saints, Luke 6:20-31

Nothing has power to change us, confront us with reality, open our ears to a new truth, or turn our life in a different direction like a reversal of fortune can; a time when our world is turned upside down…

Choosing Our Blessings And Our Woes: An All Saints’ Day Sermon on Luke 6:20-31

The Feast of All Saints is on November 1. The Book of Common Prayer, however, permits it to be celebrated on the Sunday following November 1. The collect and readings for the day may be found here. The appointed gospel…

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