Sermon Proper 21C 2019                                                                                                The Rev. John M. Atkins   Luke 16:19-31 19“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered...

Sermon Proper 20 Year C 2019 The Rev. John M. Atkins The Gospel of Luke 16:1-13 Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Give...

Sermon Proper 19 Year C 2019 Deacon Otto Anderson Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Ps 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 Luke 15:1-10, NRSV Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and...

Sermon Proper 17C The Rev. John M. Aktins Gospel of Luke 14:1-14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the Sabbath, they were watching him closely.  7When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. 8“When you are...

Sermon Proper 16C 2019                                                    The Rev. John M. Atkins Luke 13:10-17 10Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight.12When Jesus saw...

Sermon Proper 15 C 2019 Deacon Otto Anderson Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56 Luke 12:49-56 49 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is...

Sermon Proper 14 C 2019                                               The Rev. John M. Atkins The Prophet Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 1The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 10Hear the word of the Lord, you...

Proper 13 C 2019 Seminarian’s Address by Aimee Hill The Gospel of Luke 12:13-21 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, “Take care! Be on your...

Sermon Proper 12 C 2019                                                                       The Rev. John M. Atkins The Prophet Hosea 1:2-10 2When the Lord first spoke through Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea, “Go, take for yourself a wife of whoredom and have children of whoredom, for the land commits great...