Season After Pentecost, Part 2 Worship Planning Series
Eighth Sunday After Pentecost 2019, Year C
“Be on guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.” Depending on where you sit on the great divide between wealth and poverty, this statement from our Lord and Savior may strike you as good news, or as condemnation. As a member of a middle class, two-income, American family, I find I must take Jesus’ words as a harsh criticism of my lifestyle. I must confess that like many people in my situation, my life is characterized by my abundance of possessions.