Today’s sermon from North Presbyterian Church.
My wife shared this poem with me several years ago and I would like to share it with you today:
What I love about this poem is its whimsical nature and almost cavalier approach to prayer.
Prayer is a major theme that appears in today’s readings.
We see it first in Abraham’s conversation with God about the fate of the city of Sodom. God declares that the city must be destroyed, on account of the wickedness of the people who live there. But Abraham, in an act of haggling worthy of a used car salesperson, manages to talk God down from total destruction to sparing the city if even ten righteous people could be found in it.
There are plenty of theological issues I could raise from this passage: What was so…
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