Sermons on 2 Cor 11:19-31

Sexagesima – Seeds among thorns

The Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?” And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.” ———— It is hard for us not be drawn out of ourselves and reminded of the beauty of Creation over the past couple weeks as Spring comes upon us. Last week we were reminded in our reading of…

Sexagesima – The good soil

By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Genesis 3:19 Spring is coming – the sure signs are there, the song birds again singing in the new day, the sound of geese returning day and night, snow drops and the first crocuses already blooming in our garden, and a sure…

Sexagesima – The Good Earth

 But that on the good ground are they which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. During Christmas and Epiphany seasons, we began by remembering the Incarnation of Lord, then we followed Jesus growing up – the manifestation of his glory as a boy, as the Wisdom of God, and then as the power of God, shown in his miracles of changing water into wine and…