An Anthropology of Heaven – Sermon for All Saints Sunday, RCL Year A

==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on All Saints Sunday, November 5, 2017, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the service, All Saints …

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Our Chronic Illness, Our Besetting Sin (Eve of St. Alban, 21 June 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Eve of the Feast of St. Alban, First Martyr of Britain, June 21, 2015, 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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May We Be One: Sermon for Sunday after the Ascension (Easter 7) – 17 May 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on the Sunday after the Ascension, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Acts …

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Thomas the Realist: Sermon for Easter 2 – 12 April 2015

==================== A sermon offered on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 12, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John …

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Destructive Distractions – From the Daily Office – February 27, 2014

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From the First Letter of John: Little children, keep yourselves from idols. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – 1 John 5:21 (NRSV) – February 27, 2014.) Last evening while driving home from the midweek Eucharist, I listened to a program …

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Testing Spirits, Drawing Lots – From the Daily Office – February 24, 2014

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From the First Letter of John: Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God; for many false prophets have gone out into the world. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – 1 …

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The Issue – From the Daily Office – February 22, 2014

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From the First Letter of John: How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help? (From the Daily Office Lectionary – 1 John 3:17 (NRSV) …

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Wrestling – From the Daily Office – February 21, 2014

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From the First Letter of John: Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – 1 John 3:2a (NRSV) – February 21, 2014.) The author of this letter …

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What Is the Good of That? – From the Daily Office – April 16, 2013

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From the First Letter of John: God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness on the day of …

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Faith, Works, Fruits – From the Daily Office – April 12, 2013

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From the First Letter of John: Little children, let no one deceive you. Everyone who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous. Everyone who commits sin is a child of the devil; for the devil has …

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