Mountain Standard Time
Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3
from the book
Humming Till The Music Returns
Second Lesson Sermons For Advent/Christmas/Epiphany
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Somewhere today there is a widow who sits at the window of her apartment. Her body is motionless, her hands rest quietly in her lap, her eyes don't even blink. She stares into space, not really noticing the bits and pieces of life that flutter around in a frenzy beyond the glass barrier. She's lost in the world of her thoughts.
In her mind she is a young girl again. She romps with her best friend through fields of flowers. She whispers secrets into her mother's ear. She feels the caress of her lover's hand on her skin and the heat of passion surges through her veins.
Somewhere today there is a man on a business trip away from home. It's Sunday and he is stuck in a distant motel. His only companion is the television. He flicks from channel to channel, stopping only when an old movie catches his attention. He's seen it before, but it captures his mind, and he ...
This Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 sermon, Mountain Standard Time, is based on 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 and relates to Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3 of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Humming Till The Music Returns. 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. ...