Sermons on Scripture
my hope is to give you a taste of some of the thinking of scholars about how and when the Bible was written, by whom and for what reasons.
The challenge, the task for us is to find a way to retrieve or recover a healthy connection to the treasures of our tradition: the kinds of things that we do when we gather here each Sunday, through the prayers and the singing, the sacraments and Scripture, through an encounter with the Holy Spirit, the risen Christ, the living God.
This is Good News for us because it means that God is with us wherever we go, that God joins us in every venture God calls us to, and that God indeed will provide.
Paying attention to: mediation, wrestling with the text and setting it in context; sorting out what the text is calling us to do today; and always being willing to acknowledge the authority of the text, even when that is a struggle for us.