October 14, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This is not a pleasant subject to preach on or to hear about. In fact, I have passed on this topic to Judy and Amy the past two Octobers. Today, we will once again look at an ugly side of humanity with an eye toward hope through our Lord Jesus Christ.
In our gospel reading, the young man addresses Jesus, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.” We don't have any argument that Jesus is good; Jesus is God. But is he correct when he says no one is good? Are none of us gathered here this morning good?