Sermon B 8 Pentecost, Proper 11, 22 July 2012

2 Sm 7:1-14a; Ps 89:20-37; Eph 2:11-22; MARK 6:30-56

This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice… AMEN.

What do you do for short-term or longer-term respite? Does it vary in heat or cold? What do you look for from that time, and how do you know it’s “worked” for you? Imbedded in the whole Gospel passage are these questions and sketched answers, but the feeding and healing narratives, and the four-fold preview of the Last Supper and the Eucharist, are so significant, the lectionary makers have cut the whole sharply.

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