|| "Who do you say
that I am?" Jesus asked. Simon Peter answered, "You
are the Messiah, the Son of the living God." And Jesus
answered, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! ... You are
Peter (petros), and on this rock (petra)
I will build my church..." Jesus then began to speak of
the rough road ahead. And Peter took him aside and rebuked him... "Get
behind me, Satan!" Jesus replied. "You are a stumbling
May these words of this Peter be like a rock,
"On the edge
of the knife"
(a father shares his story)
Message preached June 19,
Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Glen Arm, Maryland USA
based upon Genesis 22:1-14
Order of Worship
This message will be delivered as a first-person
(i.e. as if Abraham himself were telling the story)
Thus, this is in "amble and ramble" format,
and may not afterward be transcribed and posted here.
For a manuscript sermon on this text, see "Life on the edge"
|online resources for this scripture text||
For commentaries consulted, see Genesis.
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