Proper 12 – Year A (Romans 8.26-39)

Have you found God?
I didn’t know God was lost.
No, no, no! God isn’t lost!
We are.
No we aren’t.
We’re at St. Andrew’s United Church.

No, no, no – I mean we are lost souls.
We are?
Why are we lost?

We’re lost because of “The Fall”.
We’re lost because of our sinful nature.
We’re lost because we turn our backs on God,
separating ourselves from God’s love.
Are you sure about that?

What about Paul’s words…
“Not death, not life,
not things present,
not things to come,
not powers,
not height, not depth,
not anything else in all creation,
can separate us from the love of God
in Christ.”

Oh. Right.
God’s love is with us.
God’s love is with all creation.
Yesterday, today, forever.
Nothing can separate us from God’s love!

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