Today Jesus teaches John and the rest of of about true holiness – welcoming the outsider, protecting the vulnerable, resisting temptation, and preserving.
Same basic sermon at St Bartholomew’s and St Francis’ 60th Anniversary. Jesus teaches us we need to follow the way of the cross, the way of the servant, and the way of the child. Listen to both and compare if you like.
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Today Jesus asks us who we say he is. If he’s your Lord and Savior, he will have you prove it by taking up your cross and following him.
In Christ’s exchange with Syrophoenician woman, we learn there is no human barrier (esp. race or gender) that keeps us from spirit-delivering love of God!
Today Jesus teaches us that our spiritual cleanliness doesn’t come from what’s outside us but from the heart.