Matthias Grunewald’s great Isenheim Altarpiece, powerfully depicting the offensiveness of the Cross.
A Sermon Preached on the 13th Sunday after Pentecost, August 26, 2012
By the Rev’d Dane E. Boston, The Parish of Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut
Texts: Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69
“Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them.”
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Does this offend you? For the last four weeks, we have heard Gospel lessons and sermons based on the perplexing, scandalous, confusing, and outrageous words of Jesus: “I am the bread of life.” We began way back…
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