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Love: a Series of Courageous Vulnerabilities

Love: a Series of CourageousVulnerabilities A sermon preached Trinity Sunday (June 15, 2014) The Falls Church Episcopal , Falls Church Virginia The Rev. John Ohmer, Rector Trinity Sunday is a day set aside in the church calendar to recall our belief that God is One, and that this One God reveals God’s self as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. One God, revealed as God the Father Almighty, as God’s son Jesus Christ, and as God’s Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life. Now, already at this point this point in my sermon, I am glad I have a rule for preaching, a rule I keep in mind when I am writing sermons, which is this: I try to imagine a bored tenth grader, sitting about ten pews back, rolling his or her head back  thinking or saying “so WHAT?!? Who CARES?!   So: to you bored tenth graders and to the bored tenth grader in all of us: Why should you care that God is One God revealed in a trinity of persons?  Because you are desperate for love. I