Sermons & Worship (Page 32)

Divine Disorder

Proverbs 8:22-36 Introduction to Scripture:The reading today from Proverbs comes from a biblical tradition that scholars refer to as the Wisdom tradition and before I read that scripture, let me talk a little about what that means. Sometimes on chalice communion Sundays, I use the Prayers of the People from the Book of Common Prayer, and the last prayer in that liturgy says, “That we may end our lives in faith and hope, without suffering and without reproach, let us…

The Beginning of Wisdom

Proverbs 1:1-7, 3:1-8 Are you familiar with the term “cyborg”? A cyborg is “a fictional or hypothetical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the body.” At least, that is the definition of cyborg according to Siri, “my built-in ‘intelligent assistant’ that enables me as a user of Apple iPhone to speak natural language voice commands in order to operate the mobile device and its apps.” At least, that’s the definition of…