16th Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 27 October 2, 2011 Matthew 21:33-46, Isaiah 5: 1-7 If you came to church this morning looking for comfort, I don’t have much good news. As we get closer to the end of the church year, Jesus is getting closer and closer to the end of his life. He has […]
The Gospel reading is at the center of our worship as it is Jesus, God’s Word, among us. We rise, we greet his words with singing, we pause to hear his words interpreted by the preacher. We hear God’s word as Law which convicts us, and Gospel which assures us of God’s forgiveness and love.