August 12, 2018
Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Having been graced these past two Sundays with sermons offered by Jean and Emmy Lu, as we celebrated respectively their 90th and 95th birthdays, I hope that you will indulge me this morning. While it is true that my birthday was last Friday, it was only my 74th, so by comparison with what we have heard these last two Sundays, I speak from my relative youth and inexperience.
Moving on from that reference to time and its passing, I would like to focus on a passage from the Gospel for this week that has something of a timeless quality.…