The Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist

SCRIPTURE READINGS

THE COLLECT

Almighty God, who inspired your servant Luke the physician to set forth in the Gospel the love and healing power of your Son: Graciously continue in your Church this love and power to heal, to the praise and glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

First Lesson:
Ecclesiasticus 38:1-4,6-10,12-14 

Response:
Psalm 147:1-7 

EPISTLE:
2 Timothy 4:5-13 

GOSPEL:
Luke 4:14-21 

Sermon

Visiting Anglican priest, Rev. Dr. Russ Parker, talks about healing through Christ, Paul's letter to Timothy, and being accepted by God.

 The Rev. Dr. Russ Parker

The Rev. Dr. Russ Parker

Don’t you think you need to start your life with [God’s] acceptance, rather than run yourself ragged to get it? Jesus starts with acceptance.
— Rev. Russ Parker