Posts tagged with ‘Ishmael’

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Sermon for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 22, 2014

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Genesis 21:8-21 Today we hear the story of Ishmael and Isaac, the two half-brothers. When I lived in a society in which some men married multiple wives, siblings introduced each other this way: “Same father, same mother,” or “Same father, different mother.” Isaac and Ishmael were “same father, different mother.” The mothers’ animosity and jealousy […]