July 30, 2017
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Romans 8:26-39
Genesis 29:15-28
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

Thank God For The Church

Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2

from the book
Sermons On The Second Reading
Series I, Cycle A

James L. Killen, Jr., Jr.

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Try to visualize yourself on the way to church. Not too difficult? Let's make it a little harder. Imagine that the year is 55 A.D. and that the place is the city of Corinth in Roman Greece. You are a member of the thriving church that has grown up there and you are on your way to a meeting at the house of Gaius. Lots of people will be gathering both from the church that usually meets at the house of Gaius and also from the churches that meet in the houses of several other Christians. News has been passed around that a letter has come from Paul and everyone is eager to hear what Paul will have to say about the things that are going on in the church.

It is late afternoon and you are walking from your house on the edge of the city nearest to the harbor to the house of a prominent citizen near the...

This Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 sermon, Thank God For The Church, is based on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 and relates to Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons On The Second Reading . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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