Sermon “Have You Not Heard? Eagles are Coming!”

Sermon by Rev. Todd Weir Scripture: Isaiah 40:21-31                                                                       February 4, 2018 (Click on the play button to listen.  The recording missed the first few words, so you may want to read the first paragraph before listening.) Is the sky blue?  Is the Pope Catholic?  Why do people ask questions which they don’t expect to be answered?  Sometimes a question can underscore the point better than the statement of a fact.  For example: “How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man?” The answer is blowing in the wind.  Bob Dillon’s song is a great example of how rhetorical questions probe the listener with an urgency to listen more deeply and reflect on our assumptions.   He uses nine rhetorical questions to lay bare the senselessness of war:   Yes, how many times must a [...]