The Armor of God: Sermon for Proper 16B (Pentecost 13, 23 August 2015)

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==================== A sermon offered on Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 16B, Track 1, RCL), August 23, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are 1 Kings …

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“Joshua” Is Not a Plan for Government – From the Daily Office – July 26, 2014

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From the Book of Joshua: Joshua summoned all Israel, their elders and heads, their judges and officers, and said to them, “I am now old and well advanced in years; and you have seen all that the Lord your God …

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WYSIWYG World – From the Daily Office – January 10, 2014

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From the Letter to the Colossians: Therefore do not let anyone condemn you in matters of food and drink or of observing festivals, new moons, or sabbaths. These are only a shadow of what is to come, but the substance …

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Be Righteous, Not Stupid! – From the Daily Office – September 21, 2012

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From Psalms: When my mind became embittered, I was sorely wounded in my heart. I was stupid and had no understanding; I was like a brute beast in your presence. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – Psalm 7:21-22 (BCP Version) …

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God’s Backside – From the Daily Office – May 2, 2012

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From the Book of Exodus: Moses said, “Show me your glory, I pray.” And [God] said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you, and will proclaim before you the name, ‘The Lord’; and I will be gracious to …

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