In Matthew’s parables, we are offered different visions of God’s dream for humanity, but we struggle to hear what Jesus is revealing.
How God is revealed in new ways when we least expect it.
Proper 11A | Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The first time I knew that God was real, I was in seminary.
While some of you might think that’s crazy, I know some of you know what I’m talking about.
I was in one of my first Biblical studies classes at the beginning of that first semester and our professors are introducing the history and context and multiple authors and I had to fight back the tears because all the things I knew were true in my gut were confirmed. And standing in front of me were two of the most faithful human beings I have ever met and none of it fazed them.
With them, Scripture vibrated and came alive for me.
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