Pentecost 14C - Luke 15:1-10

St Luke 15:1- 10 (NIV)  15       Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This Man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost

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Pentecost 13C - Luke 14:25-33

Luke 14:25-33 (NIV) 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them He said: 26 “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be My disciple. 27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow Me cannot be my disciple. 28 “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not

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Pentecost 10C - Luke 12:49-56

Luke 12:49–56 (NIV) 49 “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. 52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. 53 They

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Pentecost 9C - Luke 12:32-40

LUKE 12:32-40 (NIV) 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the Kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 35 “Be dressed ready

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