The Shepherd King
Christ The King (Proper 29)
from the book
UNDER THE WINGS OF THE ALMIGHTY
Sermons For Pentecost (Last Third) Cycle A First Lesson Texts
ROBERT F. SIMS
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
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There is a wonderful story out of the 16th century about Bishop Hugh Latimer, a great leader of the church. One Sunday morning he entered his pulpit and looked out to see King Henry VIII in the congregation. He knew that what he had to say that day would not go well with King Henry. He thought for a moment and then said to himself, but out loud for all to hear, "Latimer, be careful what you say today; King Henry is here." He thought for a moment longer and again said to himself, but aloud so others could hear, "Latimer, be careful what you say today; the King of kings is here."
Today the King of kings is here and we have come together to celebrate his presence, power, majesty and glory in our world and in our lives. For us Jesus Christ is truly the "King of kings, the Lord of lords, and he shall reign forever and ever. ...
This Christ The King (Proper 29) sermon, The Shepherd King, is based on Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 and relates to Christ The King (Proper 29) of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book UNDER THE WINGS OF THE ALMIGHTY . 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. ...