Enlarging Life In Uvalde – A Sermon On Luke 8:26-39

It’s not too difficult to make some connections between the man in today’s gospel (Luke 8:26-29) and ourselves and what has happened in Uvalde. Though his circumstances may be different from ours, we’re not that different from him. The man…

The True Image Defeats Legion – A Sermon on Luke 8:26-39

“Jesus then asked him, ‘What is your name?’ He said, ‘Legion;’ for many demons had entered him.” (From Luke 8:26-39, Proper 7C) He called himself Legion but that is not his true name. That is not who he is. It…

The Freedom of Forgiveness, A Sermon on Luke 7:36-8:3

“Simon, ‘Do you see this woman?’” Jesus is not calling Simon’s attention to this woman. She has already done that. Her tears, her hair, her kisses, her touching, her anointing. Simon, no doubt, has been watching her. He has seen…

Tombs, Chains, Nakedness, Demons – The Stuff of Life, The Power of Christ

The collect and readings for Proper 7C, the Third Sunday after Pentecost, may be found here. The appointed gospel is Luke 8:26-39. Then they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. 27As he stepped out on…

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