Faith- not of human origin? A sermon for Proper 5, 9 June 2013

Widow of NainOld High St Stephen’s, Inverness
Sunday 9 June 2013: Year C, Proper 5

SERMON
Texts: Galatians 1.11-24
Luke 7.11-17

Faith- not of human origin?

In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.

‘Jesus gave him back to his mother’.

‘His mother’ was a widow. When she had been a little girl, she was her father’s daughter. Her father was the undisputed head of the household. His wife and children were completely reliant on him, for only he could own property, and what happened to whatever money came into the house, was his decision Continue reading