Sermons tagged with ‘Abundance’

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Pentecost 11B: 8/5/2018

Pentecost 11B

In a family, at bedtime, we said good night, and went to bed; no hug, no kiss.  When I went to scout camp every summer, or on a weekend trip, no hugs.  Hugs just weren’t part of the culture of my family when I was growing up. Then when I was 28 years old I attended a Cursillo weekend.  I came home from that experience with a driving need to show more of how I felt. The next time I visited my dad in northern New York…

Pentecost 10B: 7/29/2018

Pentecost 10B

Elisha’s servant thought that 20 loaves of barley and fresh ears of grain were too little to feed 100 people. But Elisha made it to be more than enough. Andrew thought that the 5 barley loaves and 2 fish were not enough to feed the 5,000, but Jesus made it to be more than enough. Paul wrote to the Ephesians about God’s ability to accomplish abundantly far more than we can imagine. But how hard it is sometimes for us to recognize abundance.