24th Sunday after Pentecost November 8, 2015 Mark 12: 38-44 How many of you have heard this story before? It’s kind of an old saw to those of us who grew up in church. It was often preached or taught when people talked about giving to church. This widow was lifted up as an […]
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.