Tag Archives: Mark 10:17-31

Year B Proper 23: sermon

A sermon for October 14th 2012, preached at Church of the Epiphany, Euclid, Ohio There’s a novel by Nick Hornby which I read some years ago called How to Be Good.* In it, the protagonist, an ordinary, grumpy, middle-aged man, … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 23: Some novel assistance

Some further deliberations on the rich young man gospel (Mark 10: 17-31), with help from a Nick Hornby novel.* (Sunday sermon spoiler alert!): There’s a novel by Nick Hornby which I read some years ago called How to be Good. … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 23: Poor little rich boy

“No one is good but God.” It was a warning. It was the truth. The rich young ruler had plenty of responsibilities weighing him down like heavy garments, like fur rugs and gold chains. He was weary; he was worried. … Continue reading

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