Not To Worry

Epiphany 8A – Not To Worry Matthew 6:24-34 February 26/27, 2011   During the past week, bloody battles have claimed the lives of anywhere between 300 and 1000 Libyans. Reports indicate that people hide in their homes fearful for their lives; Mercenary soldiers hunt from house-to-house; There are mass killings, arbitrary arrests, and torture of … More Not To Worry

Profound Forgiveness

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany 20 February 2011 (Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18  Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23   Matthew  5:38-48) “Profound Forgiveness” Growing up in Lebanon County, it was very natural to see Amish riding in their horse-drawn buggies, sometimes one or two, sometimes a long line.  I never really knew any of them, but I’d love … More Profound Forgiveness

Relentless Love!

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany 13 February 2011 (Deuteronomy 30:15-20   Psalm 119 1Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5:21-37) “Relentless Love!” Does anyone here think you can contain the waters of Niagara Falls in a coffee mug? Is there anyone here who thought we were going to hold all the water from this sprinkling can in this tea cup? … More Relentless Love!

Be What You Are

Epiphany 5 – Be What You Are Matthew 5:13-20 February 5-6, 2011   Jesus says, “You are salt…” Not, “You should be salt;” “You may be salt;” or “You will be salt sometime in the future.” Simply, “You ARE salt.”