Sermon, Proper 5C, Luke 7:11-17, Widow of Nain, Baptism, Laity, Resurrection

The Holy Work of Crossing Over – A Sermon on Luke 7:11-17

Luke 7:11-17 Think about someone who was there for you at a critical moment in your life, one of those times when you just didn’t know how or if you would get through it. Who was there for you? Picture his or her face. Say their name out loud. Who was it? What was happening in your life at that time? What was that critical … Continue reading The Holy Work of Crossing Over – A Sermon on Luke 7:11-17

Widows Prophesying At The City Gate – A Sermon for Proper 5C, Luke 7:11-17

The collect and readings for today, the Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5C, may be found here. The sermon below is based on today’s old testament and gospel readings. 1 Kings 17:8-24 The word of the LORD came to Elijah, saying, “Go now to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and live there; for I have commanded a widow there to feed you.” So he set … Continue reading Widows Prophesying At The City Gate – A Sermon for Proper 5C, Luke 7:11-17