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Tale of Two Kings
The Very Rev Daniel P Richards proclaims our bible lessons for today in telling the stories of the reigns of David and Jesus. David rapes Bathsheba just after she has gone through a purification rite and ultimately murders her husband Uriah the Hittite after David finds out Bathsheba is pregnant. Jesus creates a miracle that serves people basic need to eat and creates his reign through a sacrament that is the Body of Christ. Richards calls for us not to be fake versions of ourselves but authentic in Jesus Christ.
O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Revised Common Lectionary, Proper 12, Year B - Click here