The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost is 02 August 2020.
In our journey through the Book of Genesis, we reach…
…the story of Jacob wrestling with God.
And getting a new name from God as a result.
Rev. Geoff McKee considers the trials and tribulations of various other people throughout history. He discusses different attitudes to ‘testing times’, including that of the Apostle, James:
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,”James 1:2
How should we face up to – and what should we take from – testing times?
You’ll find below the four Lectionary scriptures for this week, including the passage from Genesis. There’s also prayers and Geoff’s audio sermon and Kath’s musical selection.[Read more…]