Sermons on “Luke”
Every life is a life interrupted. God could have arranged Jesus’ birth a million other ways. But he was giving us a deliberate sign that he will redeem our lives—with all their imperfections, failures and loose threads—if we merely offer them in faith.
Human beings have two incompatible desires: To be fully free and to be fully known. The Good Shepherd with his crook seems like an unlikely solution to this dilemma, but there is a way forward.