The Readings for Transfiguration Sunday: Lectionary The Collect for Transfiguration Sunday reads: O God, who on the holy mount revealed to chosen witnesses your well-beloved Son, wonderfully transfigured, in raiment white and glistening: Mercifully grant that we, being delivered from the disquietude of this world, may by faith behold the King in his beauty; who […]
The Lectionary Readings The Collect O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ […]
The nature of evil in the world as told by Jesus in the Parable of the Weeds in the Field.
St.Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Newton, Kansas. Sermon by Father Les Jackson and the blessing of Reverend Mike Loyd with the laying on of hands and Episcopal prayers for the sending forth of ministers. Collect for Proper 7 O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to […]
Homily by Father Les Jackson at St. Matthew’s Church on June 18, 2017 for the 2nd Sunday after Pentacost. Lectionary Readings: Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7) Psalm 116:1, 10-17 Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35-10:8(9-23) The collect for the day: Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may […]
Sermon delivered by Father Les Jackson on Pentacost Sunday June 4, 2017 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Newton, Kansas. Collect of the Day Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the […]