Collect: Proper 19
O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Exodus 14:19-31 . . . Despite Israel’s fear and unfaithfulness, God rescues them from the advancing Egyptians.
Psalm 114. . . The Play of Spirit
Romans 14:1-12 . . . Paul explains that nothing in our lives is outside the reign of Christ.
Matthew 18:21-35 . . . One slave refuses to share the forgiveness he receives from the king.
Sermon by Rev. Carla Pratt Keyes, Pastor of Ginter Park Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia.