Posts tagged with ’23rd Sunday after Pentecost’

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Sunday, November 12 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

by Melissa VanTassell

    Today the prophet Amos calls for justice to roll down like waters. Paul urges us to encourage one another with the promised coming of the Lord. Jesus tells the parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids. Surrounded by the faithful of every time and place, we celebrate Christ’s coming in our midst in the word […]

    Sunday, October 23, 2016 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

    by Melissa VanTassell

      Genuine repentance and pretentious piety stand in stark contrast in the gospel and all around us. All creation stands in need of God’s forgiveness. Keep the faith. God’s people—“all who have longed for his appearing”—shall be accounted righteous for Jesus’ sake. Our God is merciful to sinners. For all this the assembly glorifies God forever. […]