Forgiveness

Second Sunday of Advent The Collect for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 6, 2015 Full readings are here. Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the…

Unreasonable Grace

The gospel holds before us quite a contrast.   On the one hand we have individuals giving to the temple out of their wealth and on the other we have the poor widow who gives out of her poverty.   Although I have heard this used as a stewardship sermon,  the point is much bigger than…