What Is Priceless?
Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17
from the book
Questions Of Faith
Gospel Sermons For Sundays After Pentecost
Marilyn Saure Breckenridge
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
What is your most priceless treasure? A friend found out the night her house was burglarized. She got up to go to the bathroom and noticed that lights were on downstairs. She thought that was strange and wondered if one of the children had come home from college unexpectedly. However as she got downstairs, she noticed that a window screen had been cut and the back door was propped open. It was then in her sleepy state that she looked to see if her piano had been taken. When she was more awake, she realized how ridiculous that was. Who would steal a piano? But it also told her what she prized most of her worldly possessions. She had worked hard to save enough money to buy that piano.
What do you prize most? Many of us work long hours in order to have a sports utility vehicle, a second home at the lake, or the best equipment with which to ...
This Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 sermon, What Is Priceless?, is based on Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 and relates to Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Questions Of Faith. 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. ...