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The Rev. Dr. Rodney Petersen

Rodney Petersen: The Sabbath and Social Renewal

John 17:20-26

7th Sunday of Easter/Ascension - Year C

June 02, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Rodney Petersen (PCUSA)

 

Earlier in the year, a friend sent around an email reporting that a radio station, known for its conservative brand of Christianity, held a discussion of the Ten Commandments, of which it was said only nine are still valid. This led the talk show host to ask, "Well, which one is done?" "Oh," said the guest, "the fourth, about Sunday." This prompted another friend to say when he heard someone boast about not taking a day off. "And what other commandment are you proud of breaking?"

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The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler

Are You the One Who Is to Come?

Matthew 11:2-11

3rd Sunday of Advent - Year A

December 16, 2007

The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler (TEC)

We say that the season of Advent is a season of waiting. We try to persuade ourselves that if we just say that often enough, it will become true. Advent is a season of waiting. Advent is a season of waiting.

But it's not. Advent is a season of impatience. Sure, there are other times throughout the year when we experience impatience. But this season, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this season is the climax of impatience, when all our anxiety and hurry and worry are concentrated into four short weeks.

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