Sermons on Luke

Once Upon a Homecoming

This is the theme for FHU’s Homecoming weekend.  It reminds us of the reception Jesus received when He returned to His hometown of Nazareth after beginning His ministry.  Perhaps it would be better to describe the scene as His rejection, rather than reception.  The same choice awaits the world of the twenty-first century.

“Martha, Martha”

From yesterday’s Bible reading comes the familiar story of the Lord’s visit with Mary and Martha in Bethany.  Following Martha’s complaint about her sister, the Lord commends Mary for “choosing the good part.” What did that mean for these two sisters, and what does it mean for us?