SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022
10:30 AM (livestream + in-person + kids + communion & prayer)
LENT 2022 - THE JOURNEY OF JESUS
In the 40 days before Resurrection Sunday/Easter/Pascha known as Lent, we are following the journey of Jesus from Baptism, to Wilderness, to Public Ministry in Luke 3-4:13.
LENT 4, WILDERNESS with Andrés Pérez
THE TEMPTATION TO BE SPECTACULAR
The third temptation to which Jesus was exposed was the temptation to do something spectacular. In the words of Henri Nouwen, “Jesus refused to be a stunt man. He did not come to prove himself. Don’t put the Lord your God to the test, he said (ITNOJ, 41).
We explore how the example of Jesus should challenge the way we respond to the
temptation to be spectacular in a competitive and individualistic society.
0.2: The Temptation to Be Spectacular: Luke 4:9-13
1: The Setting: A Culture of Entertainment.
1.1: Do a Flip!: Yes, Another Meme
1.2: The Gospel of Homer Simpson: The Super Being
2: The Plot: An Old Story
2.1: Back in the Garden: Gn. 3:1-4
2:2: Back in the Desert: Ex. 17:1-7, Deut. 6:16
3: The Conflict: A New Ending
3:1 The Illusion of Separation
3:2 A New Ending for An Old Story (Is. 7:14)
4: The Resolution: A New Way to be Human
4:1: A New Way to be Human
4:2: A Theology of the Ordinary
5.2: The Spirit at Play
5.1: An Extraordinary Benediction Upon Our Ordinary Lives
For Reflection and Discussion