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

Moving At The Speed Of Light: In Corinth Or Cana?

Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2

from the book
Moving At The Speed Of Light
Second Lesson Sermons For Advent/Christmas/Epiphany


Frank Luchsinger



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It is hard to know what more can be said about marriage. Weddings are stressors. The planning, the showers, the many opinions, the money, the lists, the social pressures ... who can survive a wedding?

The summer before my teenage bride and I were wed in our September nuptials, we worked as lifeguards at a local swimming pool, making buckets of money. We were between our sophomore and junior years in college and had all the worldly possessions that one would expect from two who had partially furnished two dorm rooms. The other lifeguards at the pool threw a nice poolside picnic/party/shower for us at the end of the swimming season and the pool owner kicked in for the gift. We had great fun, including several gag gifts and my driving a tricycle (complete with tin cans attached and a "Just Married" sign) through an obstacle course with Beth as my passenger on the back.

The time came for opening the gift,...

This Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 sermon, Moving At The Speed Of Light: In Corinth Or Cana?, 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 Moving At The Speed Of Light . 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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