The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22), Year C. Track I The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" The Lord replied, "If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, `Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you. "Who among you … Continue reading Increase our Faith!
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 21), Year C. Track I Jesus said, "There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from … Continue reading The Rich Man and Lazarus
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20), Year C. Track I Jesus said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. So he summoned him and said to him, `What is this that I hear about you? Give … Continue reading “…make friends for yourselves by means of dishonest wealth…”
The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19), Year C. Track I All the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to Jesus. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, "This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them." So he told them this parable: "Which one of you, having a hundred … Continue reading “Rejoice with me, for I have found the sheep that was lost.”
The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18), Year C. Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and co-worker, to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus … Continue reading “…yet I would rather appeal to you on the basis of love…”