Text: Luke 12:13-21
As always, we began our lectionary group this week by reading the text that I had chosen to preach on this Sunday. It’s not unusual, after reading the scripture passage, for Suzanne Newton to say “There’s a song for that.” And this week was no different. Out of curiosity, someone in the group said, “What song?” And this is what we heard.
How many times have I heard someone say, “If I had the money, I’d do things my way.” But money won’t buy back your youth when you’re old or friends when you’re lonely or a love that’s grown cold.
In a nutshell, that song is what Luke 12 is saying: There Are Things Money Can’t Buy. [Read more…]