Readings for Trinity 18 (focus text in bold)
2 Samuel 7:1-17 - God establishes a covenant with King David
Psalm 110 - a coronation hymn to David's heirs in Jerusalem
1 Corinthians 1:4-8 - Paul thanks God for the grace given to the Corinthian church.
Matthew 22:34-46 - Jesus' final round with the Pharisees: whose son is the Christ?
Sermon by the Rev. Timothy Taylor
Cover art: "King David in Prayer," by Pieter De Grebber, c. 1635-1640, oil on canvas, Museum Catharijneconvent, Urecht, Netherlands