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Pray even for kings

A sermon for Year C Proper 20: Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13 For Paul to write in his letter that we should pray for kings is akin almost to Jesus’ commandment that we pray for our enemies. When you consider … Continue reading

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Character reference 

This week’s readings focus on character.  The virtues of honesty, faithfulness, and godliness are lifted up; although the “advice” of Jesus to “make friends by means of dishonest wealth” is a bit of a curveball. Those of us who grew … Continue reading

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Year C Proper 20: The parable of the dishonest manager

We all knew, in the old westerns, who the bad guys were by the colour of their hats. These days, if you go to a movie and a smooth character speaks to you in a somewhat refined British accent, you … Continue reading

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