Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2017

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2017

This sermon by Pastor Kathleen O’Keefe Reed, given on Sunday, July 2, 2017, was the third in a three-part series on the family of Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, Isaac, and Ishmael from the book of Genesis. Texts for the day were:

  • Genesis 22:1-14
  • Psalm 13
  • Romans 6:12-23
  • Matthew 10:40-42

In the sermon, Pastor Reed referred to the work of Kathryn Schifferdecker, who attended UniLu as a Harvard Divinity School doctoral student, and Harold Kushner, bestselling author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People and rabbi laureate of Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts.