Luke18:9-14, Sermon, Proper 25C, Pharisee, Pharisee and Publican, Pharisee and Tax Collector, Incarnation

When It’s No Longer My Way or the Highway – A Sermon on Luke 18:9-14

Luke 18:9-14 May the Christ in me see and honor the Christ in you, and the Christ in you see and honor the Christ in me. What if that was our expectation every time we met someone? What if that was the attitude underlying our national conversation and our recent presidential debates? What if that was the foundation for our marriages, parenting, and friendships? What … Continue reading When It’s No Longer My Way or the Highway – A Sermon on Luke 18:9-14

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