An important part of our worship each week is the sermon. An important goal of the sermon is to encourage members of the congregation to think about how the Holy Scriptures – written thousands of years ago – apply to our lives today. Click on the name of the sermon to hear it.
2000 years ago, Jesus knew that people had obligations to the State and to God. Today, we have those same obligations. However, our principal obligation is to God – our principal allegiance is with God.
Jesus tells Peter that Peter needs to think less in human ways and more in divine ways. Our parish is poised to think in a purposeful way about what God is calling us to be in the next few years. We are challenged to think in ways that are more divine.
Jesus seems to be a bit “off his game” when he ignores a woman who is asking him to help her daughter. She insists and Jesus eventually helps her and her daughter. How might Jesus’s actions inform how we should respond when people around us are a bit “off their