God’s presence and how we are to respond to it.
Collect: Proper 12
O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Genesis 29;15-28 — Jacob meets his match in his future father and law, the deceptive Laban.
Psalm 105: 1-11, 45b — Celebrating God’s forming of a people through the generations.
Psalm 128 — The one who reverses the Lord will be blessed with many children, a long life, and the prosperity of Jerusalem
Romans 8:26- 39 — PAUL expresses his confidence that God is for us, making love known to humankind through the sacrifice of the Son and the help of the Spirit.
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-5 — Five of Jesus’ short parables; the mustard seed, the leaven, the hidden treasure, the priceless pearl, and the net.
A Sermon from God to the right brain
A sermon for the left Brain