Readings for Trinity 12 (focus text in bold):
Exodus 34:29-35 - The radiant face of Moses after he talks with God.
Psalm 34:1-10 - "O taste and see how gracious the Lord is: blessed is the man that trusteth in him."
2 Corinthians 3:4-9 - The greater glory of the new covenant over the old covenant. "For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory."
Mark 7:31-37 - Jesus heals the deaf and mute man.
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: "Moses and the Ten Commandments" by James J. Tissot, 1896-1902, gouache on board, Jewish Museum, New York.