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...

Sermon Proper 11C 2019 Seminarian’s Address by Aimee Hill Luke 10:38-42 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. 40 But Martha was...

Sermon Proper 10C 2019 The Rev. John M. Atkins Luke 10:25-37 25Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?”27He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your...

Sermon Proper 9C, 2019 Deacon Otto Anderson From 2 Kings 5:1-14. Galatians 6:7-16 and the Gospel of Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 2 Kings 5:1-14 Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man, though a...

Sermon Proper 8C, 2019 The Rev. John M. Adkins From the Gospel of Luke 9:51-62 51When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. 52And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for...