Epiphany C

…brothers, those you once shunned to become cherished friends. We assign this text to Epiphany and it falls on an actual Sunday only once every half-dozen or so years. And…

Epiphany 1C

…divine Son holds back, the results are nothing less than cosmic. It’s a quiet epiphany, but it packs more wallop than a million renditions of the “Hallelujah” chorus ever could!Epiphany

Epiphany 3C

Epiphany (Church Seasons); Kingdom of God (Theological Topics); Lectionary (Preaching and Worship Practice); Sermon (Preaching and Worship Practice)Epiphany (Church Seasons); Law (Theological Topics); Scripture (Theological Topics); Lectionary (Preaching and…

Epiphany 2C

…C for the time of Epiphany. We’re in between the big spectacle of Christmas and the big spectacle of Easter. We’re in that time of the church year when we…

Last Epiphany C

…a lightning bolt is mighty powerful and mighty bright. Yet we are told that for a time during this epiphany of glory, the disciples were sleepy! It took a bit,…

Epiphany 2B

…caught an Epiphany glimpse of a larger world in which God is the Creator and Jesus is the true King. We don’t stop noticing the bad things that happen, and…

Epiphany 1A

Epiphany (Church Seasons); Pastoral leadership (Church Life); Lectionary (Preaching and Worship Practice); Sermon (Preaching and Worship Practice); God’s Faithfulness (Theological Topics)Anyone who regularly preaches on the Lectionary knows all…

Epiphany 4C

…synagogue that day—that would hardly be surprising. Who knows just what we are to make of all this. But perhaps in this Season of Epiphany one thing we can take…

Epiphany 6B

Epiphany (Church Seasons); Healing (Christian life); Salvation (Theological Topics)Epiphany (Church Seasons); Conversion (Christian life); Humility (Virtues); Pride (Sins, vices); Social class (Church and Society); Service (Christian life); God’s Sovereignty…

Epiphany 5B

…On this fifth Sunday after Epiphany, this lesson from the epistles seems to have nothing to do with Epiphany, until we take a wider and deeper look. A review…