"food" Tagged Sermons

Feeding Of The 5000

Feeding Of The 5000 The miracle stories are some of the most memorable stories in the whole bible. At the same time they are the hardest to believe, especially in a society that that is sure that it believes in facts and rational thinking. But like in all other societies that came before the modern age, people do not turn to facts to find meaning. People are influenced by culture, gender, race, class, ideology, religion, half-knowledge and guesswork, just to…

No Work – No Food?

No Work – No Food? Who doesn’t work should not eat is a popular misinterpretation of Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians to justify the own unwillingness to share the necessities of life with one’s neighbors. However, the bible could not be clearer  proclaiming the contrary. Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.” John 3.11 Paul does not devise a social services policy for the city of Thessaloniki, but he…