Readings for Trinity 7 (focus text in bold):
1 Kings 17:8-16 - Elijah and the miracle of the widow's jar of oil
Psalm 34:11-22 - "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayers. The countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out the remembrance of them from the earth."
Romans 6:19-23 - "But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord."
Mark 8:1-10a - Jesus feeds a multitude of four thousand with seven loaves of bread.
Sermon by the Rev. Timothy Taylor
Cover art: "Christ Feeding the Multitude" by Gustav Doré, engraving, La Grande Bible de Tours, published in 1866