Readings for Saint James the Apostle (focus text in bold):
Deuteronomy 15:1-2, 7-10 - provisions for the Sabbatical Year
Psalm 15 - "Lord, who may dwell in thy tabernacle?"
Acts 11:27-12:3a - a persecution breaks out, and the Apostle James is killed
Matthew 20:20-28 - a lesson in servant leadership
Deuteronomy Summer Series, Part 8
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: “Saint James the Greater” by Guido Reni, c. 1636-1638, oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas