Deleting words from dictionaries and other love-impoverishing things [Sermon]

Someone once told me that those who write dictionaries have a disproportionate influence on human history.

A little while ago “sin” was deleted from the Oxford Junior Dictionary. What does that mean? And what does it mean when we downplay the significance of sin generally in our world and lives?

It actually leaves us impoverished. And it deprives us of a greater understanding of love, gratitude and service to God and others.

That’s what I explore in this sermon from February 7, 2021 based on Luke 7:36-50.

When the sermon was being live-streamed, the visual image ‘froze’ part way through. Therefore, I’ll include the audio-only:

You can access a more in-depth look at the background of Luke 7:36-50 as a part of The Pulse Podcast here. It’s called “Radical gratitude and love from the soil of forgiven sin.”

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