Sermon 02 July 2017

Our response to Jesus’ lament by Fr. Dana

  • Jesus laments, wishing to gather us in but we refuse
  • Mankind rejects God’s love again and again throughout history
  • The cause is MICE: Materialism, Ideology, Compromise, Ego *
  • The solution is 4I’s: Identify, Involve, Invest, Increase *

Lectionary:  Jeremiah 28:5-9, 15-17; Psalm 89:1-4, 19-21, 35-37; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:37-42

Referenced Scriptures: Matthew 23:37-38a/Luke 13:34-35a; Acts 7:35-42a; 2 Samuel 11-12; Luke 10:25-37; Genesis 25:29-34; Matthew 15:18-20a; Matthew 7:3-5/Luke 6:41-42

* Concepts from Bp. Michael Davidson, Cathedral Church of The King, Olathe, Kansas  USA

Recording – St. Stephen’s CEC, London:  https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvYHlhfoSlmRmy6ACIJMliLEkOYl

Recording – St. Andrew’s mission, Edinburgh:  https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvYHlhfoSlmRmy9kzrxypJQqISZ8

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