What Stops Our Gratitude?

Luke 17:11-19    -  Parable of the Ten Lepers You already know how this sermon will end.  It must end extolling the virtue of gratitude.  No matter what interesting stories, or social research, or exegesis of the biblical setting or Greek word translations, the point is - gratitude is essential to faith. Gratitude is currently … Continue reading What Stops Our Gratitude?

“The Gratitude Economy” Matthew 20:1-16, Exodus 16:2-15

Life is so unfair!  It starts the day we are born.  One baby is born a girl in Lahore, Pakistan and another a boy in Palo Alto, CA.  You already have in mind a picture of their destiny.  Life gets more unfair as soon as your next sibling is born.  We are hard wired to … Continue reading “The Gratitude Economy” Matthew 20:1-16, Exodus 16:2-15