Rev. Ellen Jennings
~ 1 Samuel 3:1-10; Mark 2:23-28 ~
“Authentic religion.” Does anyone know what this means?
I’m not sure either. But it seems to me we often experience these words as contradiction. And so, I believe, did Jesus.
Not that religion shouldn’t be authentic! It’s root actually means to “bind” or “connect.” It’s meant to bring us closer together, to bind us to something greater than ourselves, to connect us with God and neighbor. But the gospel