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The Rev. Dr. G. Gil Watson

Get Your Thinking Right!

Matthew 6:25-34

8th Sunday after Epiphany (Year A)

February 27, 2011

The Rev. Dr. Gil Watson (UMC)

Jesus had a unique way of teaching and using his surroundings to illustrate his point.  He could then bring those who were listening more in line with his teachings.  In this passage that I read today, if you use your imagination you can see that it is spring time in the Galilee.  Jesus had no rows of chairs to set up or a podium from which to preach.  So he walks among the crowd as they sat on the ground and listened.  His eye contact would seek out the people's faces.  He would lift up some seemingly unimportant illustration and from the locale and expound on it. 

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