7.27.14 Sermon Kingdom of G-D
Rev. Ellen Jennings
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Excerpt from Practice Resurrection, Wendell Berry
“The kingdom of heaven is like…” what?
“What is the kingdom of heaven like?” wondered the crowds who followed Jesus two thousand years ago. “The kingdom of heaven (or “of God,” as Mark’s gospel calls it) is like…”
Is like. Which, as you may remember from 7th grade English, indicates a simile, or “phrase that uses ‘like’ or ‘as’ to make unexpected,