Saturday, January 24, 2009
Out of Crisis, New Hope
GOing to play a portion of this for the sermon tomorrow. In times of crisis and chaos do we feel fine or do we give up? Do we believe that God is active?
According to MArk Jesus starts his ministry "when John had been arrested". If, as the GOspels suggest, Jesus was a follower of John then this arrest could easily have been seen as a warning, as a sign to lay low. But Jesus comes out proclaiming a message of hope and good news.
If it is indeed the end of the world as we know it, where is the hope that allows us to feel fine?