Deuteronomy 7:17-26Titus 3:1-15John 1:43-51 “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” [John 1:46] I have preached exactly one sermon since I retired last December, and it was on the very Gospel lesson that we read today. Those of you who follow the liturgical calendar can remember that this was the reading for January 17 ofContinue reading “LENT 2021 – DAY 4”
And [Mary] gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. [Luke 2:7 NRSV] I have a stack of books that I pull out each Advent to supplement my devotional reading for the season. TheyContinue reading “A COVID-19 CHRISTMAS”
Left to our own devices, we set ourselves into default mode. We take the path of least resistance. We are most comfortable with doing what we think we know best.