February 10, 2019

Because You Say So, I’ll Do It
5th Sunday in Epiphany, Year C
Becky Robbins-Penniman

Because you say so, I’ll do it.

Of all the words and stories about the heroes and superstars of faith that the Bible has, these 7 words blow me away. What trust! And how I fall short of them!

In fact, the two fastest ways to get me to do dig in my heels and have MY way (until I figure out that I’m being played like a banjo) is to tell me a CAN’T do something or that I MUST do something. That rebellious teenager in me has never quite left home. I am prone to react quickly with “Oh, yeah? You’re not the boss of me.” Then I go do what I want. What I want.

Read the full sermon text HERE.