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The Rev. Dr. David Gushee

David Gushee: Justice Denied--Except from the God of Love

Psalm 22:25-31

5th Sunday of Easter - Year B

April 29, 2018

The Rev. Dr. David Gushee (CBF)

 

In the story of the Ethiopian eunuch, we meet a man who occupied a post of high authority in Ethiopia, but who, on account of his status as a eunuch, could not have worshipped in the Jewish Temple or become a part of the Jewish community even if he wanted to with his whole heart. This was a man who knew something about humiliation, and so it is no coincidence that he was drawn to Isaiah 53 and its amazing depiction of a suffering servant who brings redemption - quoting, "in his humiliation justice was denied him" but also, "the righteous one, my servant, shall make many righteous."

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The Rev. Juan Carlos Huertas

Abiding Fruit

John 15:1-8

5th Sunday of Easter - Year B

May 03, 2015

The Rev. Juan Carlos Huertas (UMC)

I wonder if we are willing to abide in anything, to immerse ourselves wholly in something, to allow anything to captivate our heart and life, to view our whole existence through that one lens . . .

At first I want to say, no, no one would be willing to give of him or herself in that way. It sounds too constricting.

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