Sunday, April 22, 2018
“JESUS IS THE WAY”
Text – JOHN 14:14
GRACE BE UNTO YOU AND PEACE FROM GOD THE FATHER AND FROM OUR LORD AND SAVIOR – JESUS THE CHRIST.
Each Sunday, liturgical theologians provide us with a Biblical theme which is proclaimed through a Psalm, an Old Testament Lesson, an Epistle text, and a Gospel text. Most of those Biblical texts appear once every three years. A few – like the Christmas Gospel – appear once a year. Some – like this morning’s Psalm – appear even more often.
This morning Psalm 23 again provides a shepherd’s personal confession of faith. Some 5200 years ago, David of Bethlehem was only 13 years old and – like the boy in this picture and like 13 year old youth in 21st Century