Sermon for Friday of Proper 27B – Br. David Allen


[Wis. 13:1-9]

Since about the age of 9 I have been an avid reader of mystery stories, good ones, not the lurid ones.  I believe that over the years that habit has helped me to become more sensitive to the Mystical Literature of the Bible.

Today’s first reading from the Wisdom of Solomon certainly fits into that category. I believe that the meaning of most mystical literature can be seen more clearly by contemplation rather than by reason.

I have been praying with today’s first lesson to see it more clearly as prayer ever since I first read it over, earlier this month. Read More