May 6, 2021
Saul’s life is interrupted and transformed when Jesus asks him a question oppressed communities often ask, “Why are you hurting me?” Saul doesn’t come “just as I am” as if “all are welcome.” He must first conform to the ways of Jesus and accept his history of violence. How is our life, our narrative, our behavior, being interrupted by the cry of the oppressed?
Special Sermon by Dr. LaTayna Purnell
Jesus Stand Among Us (HWB #25)
Author: W. Pennefather (1873) // Tune: WEM IN LEIDENSTAGEN