The sovereignty of God over all human endeavor
Collect: Proper 24
Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations: Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may preserve with steadfast faith in the confession of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen
Exodus 33:12-23 . . . God promises to be present as Moses continues to lead God’s people.
Psalm 99. . . Sovereign of The Universe — The Cherubim is an order of being beyond space-time as we know it who serve the divine will and have access to multiple dimensions
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 . . . Paul greets the Thessalonians with the assurance that God has chosen them for great works of faith.
Matthew 22:15-22 . . . Jesus deflects the Pharisees’ malice by redirecting their thoughts to God’s sovereignty.
Sermon by Father Michael Renninger, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond VA.