God is Life

South Coast Convocation Beach EucharistAugust 17th, 2019 The readings for this service are:Job 12:7-12Psalm 98Philippians 4:4-7Matthew 19:13-15        We heard a lot about God’s hands this morning, didn’t we? In the Old Testament, we heard how all life, every living thing, is in God’s hands. In the Psalms, we heard how God’s right hand has […]

Faith

the 9th Day of PentecostProper 14August 11th, 2019 The readings for today are:Genesis 15:1-6Psalm 33:12-22Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16Luke 12:32-40 Click here to access these readings.         This past Tuesday was the Feast of the Transfiguration. It’s one of the really important days of the Church Year, and so it would be a pity to skip over […]

God’s Abundant Love

The Seventh Sunday After PentecostProper 12July 28th, 2019 The readings for this week are:Genesis 18:20-32Psalm 138Colossians 2:6-19Luke 11:1-13 Click here to access these readings. I’ve never really been a fan of the novels of Charles Dickens, but there’s one scene from Oliver Twist that I know decently well. You might call the scene, “I want […]

Jesus is the Center

The Sixth Sunday of PentecostProper 11July 21, 2019 The readings for today are:Genesis 18:1-10aPsalm 15Colossians 1:15-28Luke 10:38-42 Click here to access these readings. We have before us here this morning a really magnificent reading from Paul’s letters.  I mean, each week we have something magnificent to read here on Sunday morning, as the week begins […]

God is Very Near You

The Fifth Sunday after PentecostProper 10July 14th, 2019 Today’s readings are:Deuteronomy 30:9-14Psalm 25:1-9Colossians 1:1-14Luke 10:25-37 Click here to access these readings.             Our reading from Deuteronomy this morning reminds me of how you find good pizza in New Jersey. It’s true. Often, when you’re looking for the best food you go to the best (and […]