Sermons on Luke 14:1-11

Trinity 17 – Entering into God’s Rest

Go and sit in the lowest place; so that when your host comes he may say to you, “Friend, move up higher!” We are moving in Trinity season through the stages of our sanctification in Christ.  Another way of saying that is that we are maturing in our life in Christ. The aim of our growth in Christ, is to come to know God, to see Him face to face.  It is to enjoy Him…

Trinity 17 – Suffering the dropsy?

When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast…go and sit in the lowest place; so that when your host comes he may say to you, “Friend, move up higher!” In these final weeks of Trinity season, our readings lead us to the highest insights about Jesus and about life in Jesus Christ.  And it begins today, with recalling us to the virtue that must permeate our lives as a kind of first principle…