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Month: July 2014

Now and Not Yet

Now and Not Yet

“Now and Not Yet” A Sermon for July 20, 1014 St Matthew’s Parish George Martin This is a poem by Ted Kooser, former poet laureate who teaches at the University of Nebraska. It’s called The Red Wing Church. There’s a tractor in the doorway of a church in Red Wing, Nebraska, in a coat of mud 
and straw that drags the floor. A broken plow
 sprawls beggarlike behind it on some planks that make a sort of roadway up the…

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There is Therefore Now (Sermon July 13, 2014)

There is Therefore Now (Sermon July 13, 2014)

There is Therefore Now George Martin Sermon for July 13, 2014 This is a sermon on one verse from all the scripture we heard read this morning. It’s the opening line from the 8th chapter of the letter to the Romans where Paul wrote: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Thirteen words. Some of you know that part of my daily practice is to walk to the Starbucks in the Palisades early on…

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