Contributed by Amiri Hooker on Mar 21, 2011
Setting: Sermon given during Annual multi-church Mid-Week Lent service which is limited to 30 min for the entire service. Sermon seeks to connect Lent and the Messiah with Poverty and the issues of Poor in our Country and our communities.
(The Message) Isaiah 59:15
12-15Our wrongdoings pile up before you, God,
our sins stand up and accuse us.
Our wrongdoings stare us down;
we know in detail what we’ve done:
Mocking and denying God,
not following our God,
Spreading false rumors, inciting sedition,