True Worship: Sermon for Pentecost 21, Proper 23C (9 October 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, October 9, 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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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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Laying Fractured on the Floor – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Laying Fractured on the Floor From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 19, Year 1 (Pentecost 16, 2015) 2 Kings 1:2 ~ Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and …

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Flesh and Blood – From the Daily Office – April 24, 2014

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From the First Letter to the Corinthians: What I am saying, brothers and sisters, is this: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. (From the Daily Office Lectionary – 1 Corinthians …

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By the Rivers of Babylon – Sermon for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22C – October 6, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, October 6, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The Revised Common Lectionary, Proper 22C: Lamentations 1:1-6; Psalm 137; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; and …

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Nothing! – From the Daily Office – March 15, 2013

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From Paul’s Letter to the Church in Rome: In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things …

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Raunchy, Glorious Hope – From the Daily Office – August 4, 2012

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From the Book of Judges: Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, of tent-dwelling women most blessed. He asked water and she gave him milk, she brought him curds in a lordly bowl. She put …

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Infinite Abundance – Sermon for Pentecost 9, Proper 12B – July 29, 2012

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==================== This sermon was preached on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Proper 12B: 2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145:10-19; Ephesians 3:14-21; and John 6:1-21) ==================== How many …

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