Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cain, Abel, and Envy

October 27, 2013, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

Envy may well be the first temptation we encounter in life. Observe a child. Even in the nursery we see envy, as a toy or a snack is snatched from the hands of the other, even when it is the same toy or snack the child is holding himself. The child reaches to grab what he wants, and the other cries out, and relationship is tested and challenged and in some cases broken; which is why envy is a crime in the kingdom of God, where relationship is primary, and that which causes brothers to brawl is contrary to the world as God made it. Read more

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Persistence in God’s Kingdom

Preacher: The Rev. Kate Wesch Genesis 3:13b-24 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this that you have done?” The woman said, “The serpent tricked me, and I ate.”  14 The Lord God said to the serpent, “Because … Read more

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Where are you?

October 13, 2013, The Rev. Doyt Conn

There is a moment after all that, when God, walking in the Garden in the cool of the evening, calls out: “Where are you?” Read more

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