The sermon title this week is “Do we need to see?” which is obviously a rhetorical question but it comes from what I think is an important deeper question. The impetus for my thinking on the whole thing comes from our Gospel lesson this Sunday, which is the well-known story of Jesus’ disciple Thomas needing […]
You don’t have to be blind
No one chooses to be blind. Well there was that one character in a middling-bad science fiction book who intentionally blinded himself to concentrate on science but a) he’s fictional; and, b) that’s dumb. But, does everyone choose to see? We are looking at the Gospel lesson for this Sunday, Mark 10:46-52, which is the […]
What do we see?
There can be a tension between seeing and really seeing, much like the tension between hearing and listening. This tension came up when I began thinking of the Transfiguration. When the disciples who were on that mountain with Jesus witnessed the Transfiguration they saw Jesus in a new light but what crossed my mind was, could they […]