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The Rev. Dr. Rosalyn R. Nichols

A Mother's Wisdom

Proverbs 31:10-31

17th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

September 20, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Rosalyn Nichols (CC(DC))

I confess that the only times I have heard this passage read has been a part of the eulogy in honor of a woman who lived in ways that we wish to celebrate. Still as much as we love to hear Who can find a virtuous woman, I believe it behooves us to consider the context of this passage.

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The Rev. John Gunn

Uncrowned Kings

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

When Jesus perceived that they would come and take Him by force, to make Him a king, He departed again unto a mountain alone. -- John 6:15

What force could a little earthly crown add to the power of Him who a few hours later by a word stilled the storm of the sea? What if they had set Him on a throne and put a crown on His head, how much do you think it would have added to the power and influence He wields in the world today?

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The Rev. Martha Sterne (TEC)

Over and over again, I find myself trying to figure out who is in charge in a particular situation. Maybe I really want to be in charge and maybe I really really don't want to be in charge - but not knowing - WHEW! - can make for a train wreck . . . .