Jonathan Safran Foer asks what it really means to say, Here I am.
Season after Pentecost | 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 13; (Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18;) Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42
It’s dangerous to trust God in the face of suffering. It’s more dangerous not to.
We pastors are not likely to encounter Jephthah. But we might encounter someone like the young man who sought me out after a stint in jail.