Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.
Lectionary Readings: Psalm 95; Matthew 25: 31-46
Text: “And he will put the sheep at his right hand and the goats at his left.” Matthew 25:33
Sermon: “Hotel California”
Tease: “This could be heaven, or this could be hell.” So goes Don Henley’s line from the 1977 Grammy Award winning song describing a traveler’s sojourn at a remote desert inn. Jesus, of course, never uses the words, “heaven” and “hell” in any of his teachings - even this week’s infamous story of a King separating sheep from goats. As we take a closer look at the words our Lord actually uses, we may be in for a few surprises. Welcome to the Hotel California!