September 21, 2014
Matthew 20:1-16
Philippians 1:21-30
Exodus 16:2-15

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Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18





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A writer has said that one of the purposes of a novelist is to make ordinary life seem legitimate. While most people we know lead ordinary lives, many of them feel that ordinary living is lacking, that it is not sufficiently special, that it is not quite a legitimate way of spending one's three score and 10 years. For them real life is "out there" somewhere where the party is, and their only hope is to find themselves transported to the party. Others seem to think that their ordinary lives are not sufficiently normal. Their agenda is to get "back to" or "around to" living a normal life. To play on Abraham Lincoln's quip about God loving common people because he made so many of them, one might condude that God loves ordinary life. He certainly made a lot of it.

But ordinary time, like relationships, can be extraordinary. It is true that ordinary boys and girls become extraordinary when seen...

This Sermon Illustration A writer has said that... is based on Ecclesiastes 1:12-14; 2:(1-7, 11) 18-23 and relates to Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 of Cycle C of the lectionary. This Sermon Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:12-14; 2:(1-7, 11) 18-23 is just one of over 15,000 Sermon Illustrations at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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