Sermons from July 2020

Eyes to See the Kingdom of God

Pentecost +8Rev. Doug FloydSt. Brendan’s Anglican Church1 Kings 3:3–14, Psalm 119:121-136, Romans 8:26-34, Matthew 13:31–33, 44–50 The ancient Greeks valued big things, big people, big statues, glorious big architecture. In some sense, everything was larger than life. Their love of bigness is similar to the American love of big things, big buildings, big houses, big vehicles, and even big churches. When I…

The Rest of Christ

Pentecost +5 2020Rev. Doug FloydZechariah 9:9–12, Psalm 145, Romans 7:21–8:6, Matthew 11:25–30 Jesus says, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28) This is good news. Exceedingly good news. Think of the Hebrew slaves under the burdens of Egyptian rule. Pharaoh ordering Hebrews babies to be killed. The people groaning under the…