Scripture Readings: Nehemiah 9:16-21; Psalm 78:13-25; Romans 8:35-39; Matthew 14:13-21
In Romans, Paul asks us “Who can separate us from the love of Christ?” His answer is – NOTHING. We cannot get to a place that God does not love us, and the effects of knowing and living this truth are profound. God uses it to shape and grow us.
*This sermon begins with a short biography of St. Lawrence, a deacon martyred in Rome in 258 AD, remembered on the Church calendar on Aug 10.