Sermon; The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: "Wholehearted Love (reprise)"
Date: July 14, 2019
Liturgical Day: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10C)
“Loving God. Loving Neighbor” — it is an inspirational saying, but not nearly as simple as it seems at first glance. It is, instead, the call from Jesus to an entirely different way to live; one that takes a good deal of faith, courage and determination to practice. It is also one that welcomes us into a deep and inspiring way to live together. Jesus isn’t encouraging us towards dangerous behavior, but he is challenging us to stretch our vision for how a life of love, and service to God and neighbor, can be a blessing that helps us to experience the presence of God in our lives.