Readings for Trinity 3 (focus text in bold):
2 Chronicles 33:9-13 - Manasseh leads the people of Israel astray and is taken prisoner, but then repents and is freed.
Psalm 55:17-23 - "As for me, I will call upon God, and the Lord shall save me."
1 Peter 5:5b-11 - "Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty had of God that he may exalt you in due time: casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."
Luke 15:1-10 - The parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin: "Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth."
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: "The Repentance of Manasseh" Sig Lambrento, 2015, digital illustration, private collection