Gospel: Matthew 10:34-42 (Pentecost 4: Series A)
If your congregation promotes and supports “family values,” you should be prepared to take this text head-on.
Epistle: Romans 7:1-13 (Pentecost 4: Series A)
St. Paul asserts the baptized have died in Christ but this death then makes them free to live unto Christ. Complicated? Yes, a little. Let us try to clarify things a bit.
Old Testament: Jeremiah 28:5-9 (Pentecost 4: Series A)
As a prophet, Jeremiah only speaks the LORD’s words. Obviously, this is the difference between a true and false prophet.
Places and Pictures: The Canon of Memory
The Memory Palace harmonizes with how God has made us, so we can more effectively proclaim to His people how He has made and saved them.
Old Testament: Jeremiah 20:7-13 (Pentecost 2: Series A)
Jeremiah trusts the LORD to be faithful. He knows the LORD must answer, even though he is not certain how He will answer.