Free At Last

Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it

Mark 10:15
Mark 10:2-16 or 10:2-12

Sermon Topic

Childlike Trust,

There is the wonderful story of a group of loyal Churchwomen who were going to a pilgrimage by boat. A great storm arose, capsizing the ship, and everyone on board was drowned. The group was greeted at the pearly gates by St. Peter who said, “I’m sorry, ladies, but heaven is filled to capacity. You will have to wait below until our new wing is completed.” There was a loud chorus of disappointment. Then, as the women began to murmur among themselves about the unfairness of it all, one of them said, “Let’s be reasonable. Let us remember the Lord’s Prayer we said so often together: ‘Thy Will be done!’ All our adult lives we’ve been trusting in God’s Will. This may be the final test.” So the women were ushered into hell. Three weeks later, an angry Satan called St. Peter and demanded that the women be taken up to Heaven. “But we still have housing problems,” Peter explained. Satan roared, “That’s nothing compared…

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