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Worship today is led by Rebecca Fugill (also on Zoom at 10 a.m.)
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Message - Rebecca Fugill
It’s the second Sunday in Lent and usually I would take this opportunity to ask folk that age-old question: “What are you giving up for Lent?” Well, I don’t know about you but this year that question feels a bit hollow, redundant… even foolish. For many of us, 2020 has been a year of testing in itself and 2021, although more hopeful, still brings with it an element of uncertainty.
So, what does become of these 40 days? Perhaps taking a look at this Sunday’s scripture readings may help? From the Old Testament, we read about God’s Covenant, his promise to Abraham that his wife Sarah will bear him a son. In our New Testament reading, Jesus is revealed to be the Messiah. Both passages are good solid subjects for some very noble, grandiose sermons. But I’ll tell you now, mine may not be like that. You see, in all of the amazing and miraculous that is usually so befitting of bible readings, I want to suggest that there is an element of foolishness too. In fact, a monumental foolishness on such an enormous scale, that such ridiculousness could only be attributed to the Creator of heaven and earth: God Almighty Himself. Now bear with me, I can explain…