September 27, 2020
A video of this sermon is available here.
Note: The gospel lesson for this Sunday is Matthew 21:23-32, and should be read immediately before this sermon.
Imagine the frustration those priests and elders must have felt in the gospel reading we just heard! Jesus was always catching these leaders in their own words, making them look foolish in the eyes of the people. They liked the respect shown to them in the streets and the markets. They loved being the ones in authority. And here was this unschooled carpenter, teaching right under their noses, sounding like he knew God more intimately than any human possibly could. Continue reading