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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

What is the greatest good? It might seem like a pretty simple question to ask and a pretty simple question to answer, but no one seems to agree on it. Many years ago this past Wednesday, a group of people who felt that the greatest good would be the destruction of our country hijacked planes and destroyed and murdered, all in an effort to attain to the good as they saw it, or had been taught to see it. Sometimes the pursuit of good is twisted by our own sinfulness, as Luther would remind us. Not just in those extreme examples, but in everyday ways as well, our sense of the good is always limited by our experiences, by our upbringing, by our prejudices, our ignorance. [To hear the entire sermon, click on the arrow above.]