17th Sunday after Pentecost October 5, 2014 Matthew 33-46 Things are pretty tense in Jerusalem. Jesus is more and more confrontational with the Pharisees and other religious authorities. People are hearing his message of God’s kingdom being open to all and built on love and forgiveness and accepting it. People believe that Jesus is […]
Whose Vineyard Is It, Anyway?
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 […]