Sermons on “Culture”
The circumstances of your life do not determine your freedom. What determines your freedom is what you have the courage to let go.
It was an exciting moment when God’s people returned to a rebuilt Jerusalem and gathered for an oral reading of the Law of Moses. But no one could understand! Their solution is our solution—and our responsibility—in the midst of a world who also can’t understand what God has for them.
A wild-eyed, ferocious, half-naked, bug-eating, fire-and-brimstone-preaching prophet emerges from the wilderness only to rebuke, to condemn, to demand repentance on pain of eternal punishment. Why he is a man for our time.