— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 13th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Exodus 3:1-15 ~~~~~~~~ Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he … [Read more...] about A Rat’s Swimming Trunks and Ministry in a Troubled World
Another Way to Stay Connected
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— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 12th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Romans 12:1-8 ~~~~~~~~ I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. (JB – “worship that is worthy of thinking beings.”) Do not … [Read more...] about What We are Worshipping We are Becoming
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 11th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Matthew 15:10-20 ~~~~~~~~ Jesus called the crowd near and said to them, “Listen and understand. It’s not what goes into the mouth that contaminates a person in God’s sight. It’s what comes out of the mouth that contaminates the person.” Then the disciples … [Read more...] about Filling Our Purses with the Essentials
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 10th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Genesis 37:1-28; 50:20 ~~~~~~~~~ The patriarchs and matriarchs of our faith tradition showed amazing courage and faith following a divinely inspired dream. These men and women could not see to the end of their journeys, but they ventured forth with a sense of … [Read more...] about The Third Taboo
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 9th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Genesis 32:22-31 ~~~~~~~~ Scripture Introduction You need to know that my way of looking at the story of Jacob is a minority view. I don’t find him inspirational. Not like the inspiration, for example that I experienced listening to speakers at John Lewis’ … [Read more...] about A Lame Blessing