The Epistle text describes the Christian life as a race to obtain a prize that will never fade: Jesus Christ himself. Fr. Oldfield explores the need to cultivate the grace-empowered virtues of temperance and self-discipline as we run the race looking to Jesus the author and finisher of the our Faith.
Old Testament: Joshua 1:1-9
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Gospel: St. Matthew 20:1-15
Saint Paul’s Choir
Thou Knowest, Lord by Henry Purcell