Acts 2:42-47, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:19-25, and John 10:1-10
A difficult sermon to squeeze out of scripture this week. No one wants to hear the Christian voices of old tell slaves to obey their masters. So this week represents a good bit of wrestling on my part. The historical/sociological info. on this letter from Peter came from the following articles. Click to connect: Jeanniine Brown, Judith Jones 1 on 4/30/17, Judith Jones 2 on 4/23/17. Thank you WorkingPreacher.org. If you feel like reading up on conservative and liberal morality in a really life-giving way instead of a divisive way, check out this book by Jonathan Haidt -- The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Religion and Politics. (Reference and Library).