Celebrating the joy of being invited to God’s kingdom feast
Collect: Proper 23
Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Exodus 32: 1-14 . . . God spares the people of Israel, despite their worship of the golden calf.
Psalm 106: 1-6, 19-23 . . . A Story of Tragedy
Philippians 4:1-9 . . . Paul describes the root of his sufficiency to the Philippians.
Matthews 22: 1-14 . . . Jesus presents a parable of the kingdom, in which the king graciously invites all he can find to his banquet.
Sermon by Dr. Richard W. Voelz, Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA.