On 14 January, the Second Sunday of Epiphany, Helene Milena preached the following sermon in the Anglican Cathedral on Epiphany Island in Second Life. The readings were Psalm 139: 1-5, 12-18, 1 Samuel 3:1-10, John 1:43-51.
Today is the Second Sunday of Epiphany. Churches of the different traditions use this time to celebrate the revelation of Jesus to people in various ways.
The churches in the west have tended to concentrate on the visit by the magi or kings to visit Jesus when he was a young child. The magi represent all Gentiles, all non-Jews, who are included in the wonderful event of God coming to live among us. This is a reminder that there are many people around the world who have not yet heard the Gospel or seen the Christian faith in action. It’s a good time to pray for the mission of the Church around the world, and within SL of course. Continue reading