Are we alive…in Christ? Can people tell? Do our long, dead dreams stand a chance to dance?
Here today is a story about UNforgiveness. We’re going to be looking this morning at family dysfunction (and in this case…it carries over to the whole nation of Israel : so bad that it tears tribes apart.
~ Nursing grudges, pricking wounds, and judging harshly…are not what our faith is all about. And yet….too many of us don’t get that.
That’s why Obadiah wrote his book. God had to speak through this prophet to those who hold on to their anger…rather than forgive and love.
As we continue deeper into our Lenten Journey, it seems fitting to consider how we are often wounded by the world. Christians and non-believers alike find the slings and arrows of fortune tearing us, hurting us, making us sick. And so we need help.
Eat, drink, and be merry…for tomorrow we die!
Today’s sermon is an ironic word, but an appropriate beginning to Lent. This is a sermon which opens with dark dread, but closes with the glory of Easter on the Way.
The story of Joseph’s reconciliation with his brothers models real forgiveness. Joseph shows us that fast forgiveness isn’t real forgiveness … that real forgiveness takes time … that forgiveness is the fruit of a growth process …
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