Given By Rev Madison Shockley on September 9, 2018
Today, we look at all four of the texts from the lectionary. While modern technology has changed the world, human nature remains unchanged. These texts remain fresh today. The poor are defenseless yet they are the ones who are robbed. They are the victims of a greedy world. God looks out for the oppressed. We are reminded to be his servants. The ancient world was known for its hospitality. It was their duty to look out for the stranger. We see this today in how we treat immigrants who come seeking asylum at our borders. Faith without action is only hollow words. We must show our faith or our faith is dead. Live your faith!