The depth and breadth of God’s gracious generosity
Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Exodus 16:2-15 . . . God provides ungrateful Israel with meat and bread
Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 . . . God promised the land of Canaan to the covenant people and then kept the promise.
Philippians 1:21-30 . . . Paul acknowledges that Christ is all to him, both in life and in death.
Matthew 20:1-16 . . . Jesus tells the parable of the early laborers, who envy the landowner’s generosity toward late-comers
Sermon by Lauren McLeavey at St Marks, Islip and Emmanuel, Great River, NY