Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalms 66:1-7,16,20; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12,17-20
“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Contrary to what you may have thought all these years, that is not an original catch phrase coined by your spouse. No, that line is from the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke,” and is on the The American Film Institute’s list of the most memorable movie quotes of all time. (The film also depicts a hard boiled egg eating contest where the winner consumes a record-setting 50 eggs — but we can save that for Easter).
In the film, a sadistic prison warden known as Captain, utters the familiar phrase to a prisoner named Luke, played by Paul Newman. Luke is a stubbornly independent inmate who refuses to be broken by the oppressive prison system. He mocks the brutal warden. On Luke’s first night as a prisoner, a guard sets forth a list of do’s and don’s to the new inmates, warning any violations will result in a night in “the box” — a claustrophobic…
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