Matthew 22:15-22, Proper 24A, Sermon

Is it God’s or the Emperor’s? A Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22

I want you to think about a few things and then I want to ask you some questions about those things. First, think about the checks you have written, the bills you have paid, and the purchases you have charged over the last few weeks. How have you spent your money? Next, think about where you have been, what you have done, and who you … Continue reading Is it God’s or the Emperor’s? A Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22

Coined in the Image of God – A Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22, Proper 24A

The collect and readings for today, the eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 24A, may be found here. The following sermon is based on Matthew 22:15-22. There’s a saying you may know. “Paybacks are hell.” I don’t know if the Pharisees of Jesus’ day knew that saying but they are counting on it being true. They are angry, fearful, and perhaps a bit embarrassed. They are … Continue reading Coined in the Image of God – A Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22, Proper 24A