“Our Eyes May Be Open” live with Dr. JJ
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost , August 22, 2021
“Our Eyes May Be Open” , 240 Manor Road East Guest Musician Sharon Beckstead
With The Rev. Dr. John Joseph Mastandrea , the Music of Tom Marcaccini, the Cornerstone Band
Kids @ The Manor/ Youth @ the Manor Allison Marcaccini,
Seniors@ the Manor www.Manorroadunitedchurch.com
1 Kings 8:(1,6,10-11), 22-30, 41-43Ephesians 6:10-20 • John 6:56-69
We are the eyes. It is the moment, to see, touch, taste, feel, hear and sense.
The text is filled with Cecile B. Demille scale cinematography. Solomon assembles the elders, in epoch temple dedication, haunted then, now. In trajectory of the circle, unbroken, spoken voice, read to receive. “Bring the ark of covenant!”. A time question, magnificent presence, sheep, oxen, sacrifice, witness, zion, Jerusalem, Holy of Holies, voluminous cloud, God power, prayers shout, whisper. God hands meet human hope. Be strong in the Lord. The letter writer, asks how to live, war, peace, weapons, instruments, adversary, spiritual warrior. The spirit gives life, divine, work, principles.
The gives life to serve, access, the path, doorway, flesh and salvation. We come to believe. Find Peter, seeks, choice, good bread, great wine, bread is life. We come to believe mission, makers, God people