Immanuel Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO
INI + AMEN.
In just a few short hours we’ll be saying, “Well, that hits the spot.” So, what hits the spot? For each of us it’s different. We fight over which part of the meal we like the best. Maybe what hits the spot for you, also hits the spot for someone else. Then things get a bit tricky around the dinner table. It’s all a bit subjective, though. What you like they might not. What they like, you might not. Or at least not as much—that’s the hope.
We need something more than personal preferences. We need more direction than just “what hits the spot?” No “our god is our belly” here. Our Gospel lesson like a map, like a signpost—something objective—shows us that it’s not a matter of “what hits the spot?”, but “what” or rather “who marks the spot?” And all the movement in our text—there’s a lot—actually makes it easy to figure it out. There’s only one Target, one Spot, one Person it all revolves around: Jesus. Continue reading