Going to Jerusalem
“Power is shared, peace prevails, love is law, grace is poured out, the margins become the center, the earth is cherished, humanity thrives.”
Now that’s what I call a bucket list.
At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I am casting out demons and performing cures today and tomorrow, and on the third day I finish my work. Yet today, tomorrow, and the next day I must be on my way, because it is impossible for a prophet to be killed outside of Jerusalem.’ Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! See, your house is left to you. And I tell you, you will not see me until the time comes when you say, ‘Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.’”
This episode was written and recorded by Erin Hawkins. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Button Mushrooms, Down and Around, and Jack by Podington Bear, Desert Hiatus by Young Bay, and I’m So Glad that You Exist by Will Bangs.
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