How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? Psalm 137:4
That haunting question from the Psalms frames Pastor Denise’s approach toward this sermon’s passage in Luke 19:11-27. Thus far we have encountered 10 stories unique to Luke’s Gospel that begin to shape our understanding of God’s kingdom. This is the final story in Jesus’ walk through Samaria, and it occurs in Jericho, the point of entry for the promised land. The tension of the scene was set, as they drew closer to Jerusalem, so to did God’s kingdom seem to be drawing near!