Resurrection Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
"A Caring Christian Church Experiencing the Love of Jesus"
Pastor Patrick O'Neal
Franklin, N.C.

SERMON FOR 09/23/2018

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 23rd, 2018 / 10:30 AM

The Old Testament Reading            Jeremiah 11:18-20

The Epistle Reading                         James 3:13-18

Holy Gospel                                       Mark 9:33-37

Who Is the Greatest?

33 And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you discussing on the way?” 34 But they kept silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the greatest. 35 And he sat down and called the twelve. And he said to them, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.”36 And he took a child and put him in the midst of them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them, 37 “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me.”                           


Sermon: Rev. Patrick O’Neal   



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