How Beautiful The Feet
Proper 14 | Ordinary Time 19
from the book
Sermons On The Second Readings
Series II, Cycle A
The whole thing is stupid and unnecessary, Judy was thinking as she was driving to the nursing home. There was no reason to get rid of Pastor Kyle except the town congregation wanted him all to themselves.
But that was enough for the rural congregation's council. "If that's the way they feel about it, then let them have Pastor Kyle. He's never around here, anyway. We'll go it on our own." So the council with the help of the synod, found a part-time pastor who lived thirty miles away to take the call.
But when the nursing home called Judy at work to let her know that her father's breathing was increasingly labored; that he was about to die, she just knew the new pastor wouldn't do anything about it. "Has a pastor been to visit?"
"Yes, earlier today. He left a note."
Before she left for the nursing home, Judy called the church and left word for the new pastor that her ...
This Proper 14 | Ordinary Time 19 sermon, How Beautiful The Feet, is based on Romans 10:5-15 and relates to Proper 14 | Ordinary Time 19 of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons On The Second Readings. 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. ...