Numbers 6:24-26 (VT #826), Jeremiah 29:4-11 (VT #783), Isaiah 52:7 (VT #781), Luke 4:16-19, 21 (VT #292), Matthew 28:16, 18-20 (VT #451) This is the last sermon in this series on what I’ve learned about the Christian life, through our worship together. We started seven weeks ago with our gathering, then we moved through the […]
Are you jealous?
Here’s how I like to tell my story of church wandering, of moving from one kind of church to another—the way I’ve switched Christian traditions several times during my forty years. As a kid, my family was Roman Catholic. We were part of a lovely parish in Los Angeles. I have hazy memories of church […]
In our Old Testament reading for today the people of Israel, after their spectacularexodus from Egypt, are slowly moving across the desert and dying from snake bites. God tells Moses what to do:Numbers 21:9 So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; andwhenever a serpent bit someone, that person would […]