Ladyday - Mar 26, 2009
by Rockingrector_retd1,225 words, article
Sermon on the rape of Tamar. Talking about tough love and its importance for today. Using the story of Absalom's death and David's subsequent agony, and looking back at the sequence of events which caused this.
When I can, I like to watch local television. There’s a programme that comes on once a week at about seven o’clock and is usually introduced as: ‘Three surprising stories from where you are.’ You may have seen it. It has local interest stories about people and places from somewhere in East Anglia. Today we’ve had three surprising stories, not from East Anglia, but from the Bible. There’s the Old Testament story of Absalom, David’s son, who was leading insurgents against David, his father. Why...