February 9, 2020; St. Stephen’s, Maple
- Isaiah 58:1-12
- Psalm 112:1-10
- 1 Corinthians 2:1-16
- Matthew 5:13-20
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In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.
At the parish in Scarborough where I did a student placement, the priest would often say, “the first instinct of a Christian is to stand up, and reach out.” A Christian is someone who is in the habit of serving; a Christian responds to the needs of others almost as a knee-jerk reaction. A Christian is committed to doing the types of things we hear in Isaiah: “loose the bonds of injustice…share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house.”Read More