Overwhelmed by negative feelings

A sermon by Rev. Rod Benson, 22 September 2019. 1 John 1:5-2:2; 2 Corinthians 5:17 In his brilliant book, Faithful Feelings,author Matthew Elliott says, “Everything we do, say, and think is, in some sense, emotional. We describe ourselves and our experiences in terms of how we feel.”[1] In the Bible too, most of the main …

Underwhelmed by lack of feelings

A sermon by Rev Rod Benson, 8 September 2019 2 Corinthians 5:7On the shelves of the library at Moore Theological College, where I work, there are lots of books about intellectual subjects, about awesome and awful ideas, and especially about arguments. But the library also contains lots of biography and history, and lots of books …