There is something a little different about this Sunday’s sermons, they are entirely different from each other. I know some of you may be saying, “I’ve listened to your same-day-different-congregation-sermon-pairs before and they are sometimes quite different. This time they are different because the Knox sermon comes from Deuteronomy and St. Mark’s sermon comes from […]
We are all in the family
Merry Christmas! We are all in the family, the same family. Our New Testament lesson for today makes it very clear, “God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children.” (Galatians 4:4b-5 NRSV) This […]
We’re children of God?
I missed an opportunity in this Sunday’s sermon to make a joke or two about us being childish but in retrospect I don’t think the sermon was diminished by the lack. It is a bit odd for us to think about ourselves as children though, at least once we make it into adulthood. Particularly when […]