July 25, 2016 Saint James the Apostle

 

Acts 11:27–12:3, Psalm 7:1–10, Matthew 20:20–28

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson 

In the name of Jesus. Amen.

As I thought about Saint James the Apostle, whose day we celebrate today, I was immediately struck by the Collect of the Day: “…pour out upon the leaders of your … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 Saint Mary Magdalene

 

Judith 9:1, 11–14, Psalm 42:1–7, 2 Corinthians 5:14–18, John 20:11–18

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson 

In the name of Jesus. Amen.

Recently, I heard a sermon by Bishop Barker. He was preaching on the mission of the seventy from the gospel of Luke, who were charged to … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 Thursday in Pentecost 7

Hosea 11:1–9, Psalm 80:1–7, Matthew 10:7–15

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson 

In the Name of Jesus. Amen.

Over the Fourth of July holiday, I stayed at my partner, Curt’s, house on Johnson Lake for most of the weekend. Also there were about 20 members of his brother-in-law’s family … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 Thursday in Pentecost 6

 

Amos 7:10–17, Psalm 19:7–10, Matthew 9:1–8

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson 

In the Name of Jesus. Amen.

Our Collect for the Day acclaims that God has built the Church on the foundation of the apostles and prophets. The apostles we get—Peter, James, John, Paul, and the rest. … Continue reading