Then [Jesus] took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” [Mark 9:37] As I was preparing this sermon for a clergyContinue reading “WHOEVER WELCOMES ME”

the lord looks on the heart

“…the LORD does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” [1 Samuel 16:7] As I stated in my last post, I have long wanted to preach on the semi-continuous readings that the Revised Common Lectionary offers us during the Sundays after Pentecost. And overContinue reading “the lord looks on the heart”