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The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr.

Wake Up and Believe!

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

23rd Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

November 16, 2014

The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr. (UCC)

In the movie School Daze, at the end of it the cast looks out at the audience and says, "Wake up!" I remember when watching that movie a gentleman behind me said, "I'm tellin' ya, 'cause I slept through the whole movie!" That remark caused me to think of what that moviegoer missed while asleep during the movie and the message. That movie dealt with the divisive issue of light and dark skin among African-American Greek organizations on a college campus.

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