Sermon – Good news for the outsiders

Luke 4:21-30
Sermon almost preached at Gorbals Parish Church, January 31st 2010 – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. The service was cancelled due to maintanance work on the building which hosts our congregation.

When I read the passage I was going to preach on, I knew I was in trouble. Because, if you read that passage carefully, you will realize that after Jesus preached in the synagogue, people took him outside of their town and almost threw him off a cliff. So, the logical conclusion is this: if I get this sermon right, you may just want to do the same to me. Well, that doesn’t sound very good. I’m glad this building is not very tall, and there are no hills within walking distance. Nevertheless, just to be on the safe side, I think I will try to get this one wrong. It’s OK to be wrong from time to time. It keeps me humble…

Read on…

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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