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7/15/19: Sermon: Nashville, TN, Brookmeade Congregational Church, “A Good Samaritan” - Becca Griffin

Sermon: “ A Good Samaritan ” ⏯ Sermon based on the text from Luke 10:27-35, the story often called “the Good Samaritan” reinterpreted with  references from Miguel De La Torre (The People’s Bible), AJ Levine (Jewish Annotated New Testament), NRSV Study Bible, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and dedicated to all who suffer from injustice, prejudice, racism, deportation, being separated from parents and children and family and friends and home, to those whose voices aren’t heard, to children crying and their mothers and fathers, sisters, brothers grandmothers and grandfathers, and those busting their asses to make life accessible to all.  I remember a time when I didn’t know what the word “subversive” meant. I confused it with the word “submissive” and I will never forget how it felt to be corrected and admit I was wrong in front of other people. May we have the courage to admit that we have been mistaken. May that courage come quickly. It can happen today: abolish ICE. For those see