No Judgments, Just Jesus

Sermons on Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time 2 – Cruel Eviction: When the Chosen are Frozen (Genesis 21:8-21)

In this story, believers behave badly and the collateral damage of their actions harms others. Yet, God remains committed to bless all – those within the Abrahamic covenant, and those outside of it. In this story, God blesses the outsider who is rejected by the believers, thus demonstrating God’s love for all. We may be recipients of God’s gracious covenant, but there…