Sermons on 2 Kings 5:9-16

Trinity 14 – Participating in the Sacrifice of Christ

One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks. [Luke 17:15-16] Over the past two days, we’ve been blessed with the visit of Dr Hans Boersma and his wife Linda.  He has led our Utrecht Lectures, concerning the notion of our sacramental participation in the life of God, by our creation and through faith.…

Trinity 14 – Fruitfulness

Jesus said to them, “Go and show yourself to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed. ———— Our readings today are really dealing with the same question as last week – how do we inherit the kingdom of heaven? It is not God who is holding back in giving, but we who hinder the pouring out of his grace and his filling us up with all the gifts that flow from heaven. ————…