It Makes Sense

He is a Prophet ...

John 9:17
Samuel 16:1,6-7,10-13; Psalms 23:1-6; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41

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Fourth Sunday of Lent, A

In one of Charles Schulzís ìPeanutsî cartoons, little Lucy, her fist clenched, is running after Charlie Brown …

ìIíll get you, Charlie Brown, Iíll get youî shouts little Lucy. Then she cries out, ìIíll knock your block off.î

Then Charlie Brown takes over. He stops running, wheels around, and says to Lucy, ìWait a minute. Hold everything! We canít carry on like this. We have no right to act this way. The world is filled with problems. People are hurting other people. People are not understanding other people. Now, if we as children canít solve a relatively minor problem, how can we ever expect to …î Whereupon, ìPow!î Lucy interrupts Charlie Brown with a stiff punch that knocks him to the ground.

In the cartoonís last panel, Lucy says, ìI had to hit him quick, he was beginning to make sense.î

The great Christian writer, C.S. Lewis, reminds us of certain things in life that make absolute sense …

Hunger would be absurd if there…

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