The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King (Proper 29), Year C. May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the … Continue reading Christ the King
Author: The Rev. Joseph Butler
A Small Apocalypse
The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28), Year C. Track I When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, Jesus said, "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be … Continue reading A Small Apocalypse
Will the Circle be Unbroken?
All Saints Day (Transferred), Year C. In Christ we have also obtained an inheritance, having been destined according to the purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to his counsel and will, so that we, who were the first to set our hope on Christ, might live for the praise of his glory. In … Continue reading Will the Circle be Unbroken?
The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 26), Year C. Track I Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short … Continue reading Stewardship Sunday
The Pharisee and the Tax Collector
The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25), Year C. Track I Jesus told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying … Continue reading The Pharisee and the Tax Collector