A Wink Or A Prayer

Let the greater among you be as the junior, the leader as the servant
Scripture

Luke 22:26
Luke 22:14-23:56 or 23:1-49

Sermon Week/Year

Passion Sunday,
C

Sermon Topic

Servanthood,

Jesus’ manner of speaking is not our manner of speaking. Consequently, the text we have just repeated sounds almost irrational in this year of 1984. What is he talking about? Another Sunday dose of hopeless idealism? Another example of what we have come to expect when we come to Church? One gets the uneasy feeling that nobody expects anybody to take this kind of talk seriously. One senses a response, as though on cue, in the form of an impatient, irreverent, congregational wink

“Let the greater among you be ….. the servant.” These are Jesus’ words, not mine, and He intended them to hit His listeners right where they were living. Jesus never spoke into the air. He spoke…

You are not logged in. To access the complete text of this resource, please log-in to your account or enter a  subscription.

How useful was this resource?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average Rating 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!

Help us improve this resource!

Tell us how we can improve this content?

Scroll to Top

SIGN-UP FOR FREE SERMON RESOURCES