Scrooge gets the VIP treatment, and it makes for a great story. But Jesus has pointed out that you and I already have everything we need – and we don’t need the Ghost of Christmas Past to scare us into being good people. This sermon was preached on September 29, 2019 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Warsaw, NY, by the Rev. Sare Liz Anuszkiewicz. The churchified date was Year C, Proper 21. The readings were Amos 6:1a, 4-7, Psalm 146, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, and Luke 16: 19-31.