Sermons on Matthew

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina (a latin phrase meaning divine reading) is a spiritual practice dating back to the 5th century. It is a way of reading scripture intentionally, listening to the words and phrases that stand out to you. Lectio Divina can be challenging to do in a group setting, but gaining insight from others can add…

Waste Not Want Not

We have all heard the phrase “Waste not want not.” Many of us grew up with parents that encouraged us to not waste anything. But our sermon scripture for today talks about a farmer scattering seed all over the place. How do we reconcile such extravagance with our non-waste attitudes? That same day Jesus went…