June 25, 2017
Matthew 10:24-39
Romans 6:1b-11
Genesis 21:8-21

Kings, servants and the Savior!

Fourth Sunday of Advent

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In the play St. Joan, obtuse King Charles is ranting to Joan of Arc about the source of her revelations that have made her a hero and him a source of ridicule. "Oh your voices! Your voices! Why don't the voices come to me? I am King and not you." Joan, in an attempt to satisfy him, replies, "They do come to you, but you do not hear them. You do not sit in the field listening for them. When the angulus rings you cross yourself and have done with it. But if you listened to the thrilling of the bells in the air after they stopped ringing, you would hear the voices as well as I!" Does God's voice come only to the rare individual who for whatever reason is especially tuned to hear it? Or does it come to all of us, only to find that it is just that rare soul that is listening for it who...

This sermon commentary, Kings, servants and the Savior!, is based on Matthew 1:18-24 and relates to Fourth Sunday of Advent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This Sermon Commentary on Matthew 1:18-24 is just one of over 1,000 Sermon Commentaries at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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