Labor Sunday: Sermon for Pentecost 16, RCP Proper 18C (4 September 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 4, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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Redeeming Philemon – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Redeeming Philemon From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 24, Year 1 (Pentecost 21, 2015) Philemon 17 ~ So if you consider me your partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. Let me begin …

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Philemon Pisses Me Off – From the Daily Office – February 28, 2014

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From the Letter to Philemon: I preferred to do nothing without your consent, in order that your good deed might be voluntary and not something forced. Perhaps this is the reason he was separated from you for a while, so …

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Radical Transformation — Sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18C — September 8, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 8, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Pentecost 16 (Proper 18, Year C): Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-5,12-17; Philemon …

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Fanfare for the Common Man – From the Daily Office – March 12, 2013

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From the Paul’s Letter to the Romans: I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. Now if I do what I do not want, I …

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