One God, One Mediator, One Ransom for All

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (C)

Sermon Text: 1 Timothy 2:1-15

Peace be unto you from our Triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Dearly Beloved of the Lord,

In the early 1970’s, a man by the name of Art Fry was a member of a church choir in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mr. Fry, however, was frustrated. Not by the choir, but by his hymnal and the fact that bookmarks he placed on the pages of hymns the choir was set to sing, kept falling out.

But then, Mr. Fry remembered that a few years prior, a colleague of his by the name of Spencer Silver had developed an adhesive that was strong enough to stick to surfaces, but left no residue after removal and could be repositioned and reused.

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