This is my sermon from July 3 (in Ft. Bragg):
Paul talks in our reading from Romans this morning about not being able to do the good that he wants to do, but doing evil he doesn’t want to do instead. I’ve been thinking, since last week, about what it might mean to turn my life over to God and let Jesus live in me. And I’m thinking, really, that these are just two sides of the same coin. On my own, I always fall short and miss the target. But when Jesus lives in me, suddenly that’s changed.
Some of you may be more familiar with the twelve step version: admitting your life is out of your control and turning your life over to your higher power. (more…)