Faith, Hope, and Charity – Sermon for Pentecost 22 (25 October 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B, Track 1, RCL), October 25, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Job 42:1-6,10-17, …

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Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Dog Crap, the Temple, and Love From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 24, Year 1 (Pentecost 21, 2015) Ezra 3:10 ~ When the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, the …

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You Are What You Eat ~ From the Daily Office Lectionary

You Are What You Eat From the Daily Office Lectionary for Wednesday in the week of Proper 21, Year 1 (Pentecost 18, 2015) 1 Corinthians 8:8 ~ “Food will not bring us close to God.” Apparently St. Paul is quoting …

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“I Give My Opinion” – From the Daily Office Lectionary

“I give my opinion” From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 21, Year 1 (Pentecost 18, 2015) 1 Corinthians 7:25 ~ Now concerning virgins, I have no command of the Lord, but I give my …

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Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered! – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered! From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 20, Year 1 (Pentecost 17, 2015) Matthew 6:9-13 ~ Jesus said, “Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. …

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Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Favorite Bible Verse? Not Likely From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Corinthians 4:7 ~ What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received …

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Rambling and Disjointed in the Spirit – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Rambling and Disjointed in the Spirit From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Corinthians 2:14 ~ Those who are unspiritual do not receive the gifts of God’s Spirit, …

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Where Is the One Who Is Wise? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Where is the one who is wise? From the Daily Office Lectionary for Tuesday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 1 Corinthians 1:20-25 ~ Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? …

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Enter Into Resurrection: Sermon for Easter Sunday 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Resurrection Sunday, April 5, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 and …

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Washing Away RFRA: Sermon for Maundy Thursday – 2 April 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Maundy Thursday, April 2, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 116:1,10-17; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, and John …

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