Sermons on “Jesus”
The year begins with a story of obedience, but what is obedience, really? It is not to submit to another’s will, but to hear, to understand, and to act accordingly. The almost unbelievable truth is that God wants to share his mind with us.
In a convoluted Gospel text, two questions emerge: Who is Jesus? And why are his followers there listening? These two questions are, at their core, about power. What power do we need to show up in our lives?