Enlarge Our Hearts
(Rev. Cameron Trimble)
“Dear God, please enlarge our hearts to love each other, to love our neighbor, and to love our enemy as our friend.”
What would it look like for God to enlarge your heart?
When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, those with a skin disease are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have good news brought to them. And blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me.”
As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? What, then, did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft robes? Look, those who wear soft robes are in royal palaces. What, then, did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. This is the one about whom it is written,
‘See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you,
who will prepare your way before you.’
“Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist, yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
This episode was written and recorded by Rev. Cameron Trimble, the CEO and Founder of Convergence. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Relinquish by Podington Bear, A Certain Silence by Holiday on the Moon, and Glasgow by Falls.
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