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The Rev. Matt Rawle

Matt Rawle: Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey Transfiguration

Luke 9:28-36

Transfiguration Sunday - Year A

February 26, 2017

The Rev. Matt Rawle (UMC)

 

Today is the concluding Sunday for the season of Epiphany, a season in which we marvel at God's magnificence being revealed through Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit. The Christian year begins with a poignant waiting for the Christ child; and when the child is born, our first response is to stand in awe of God's amazing and abundant love for us and for all of creation. Soon we will do the difficult work of looking at our own soul, discovering what we need to give up or maybe what we need to take on in order to prepare ourselves for Christ's sacrifice and resurrection during the season of Lent and Easter. But today on Transfiguration Sunday, we simply stand in awe of God being God.

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Coram Deo

Revelation 7:9-17

21st Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

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The Rev. William Flippin, Jr. (ELCA)

You've heard of Six Degrees of Separation. If you haven't, this is a theory that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other person in the world, so that a chain of "a friend of a friend" can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps. We see this phenomenon take place through social media outlets such as Facebook; which shows us when a friend is requested the mutuality of friendship.

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