Pulpit To Pew
About This Show
Pulpit to Pew is a conversation between priest and parishioner, to understand how the message translates and to explore further the weekly Sunday sermon and lessons within the Episcopal tradition and daily life.
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Water Cooler Talk With Jesus and Bruce Lee
4 days ago
Download | Subscription (FREE) In this episode, Rev. Gibson and Johnny Gwin discuss the themes of meeting God and Living Water. What would it be like to meet Jesus? What would you say? Would you know who he was? Jesus's interaction with the Samarian women at Jacob's Well and his meeting with Nicodemus shows us a very "human" and intimate conversation with the people around him. Jesus seems to be an excellent listener and a teacher in these gospel stories from John. What could we learn about life and ourselves from such a personal conversation with Jesus? Moses and his Israelites are also discussed, and we are reminded of the "human nature" to not only turn on each other but God when things look bad and not going our way? Beverly illustrates how Moses shows us (in Exodus) that God is always among us and he provides when we are in need. Is our faith and spirit strong enough to see God when we think he has abandoned us? Hear Johnny actually describe the show summary accurately this week, and he manages to sneak in a Jean Grey (from X-Men) and Bruce Lee mention into today's conversation. What You Will Hear: > Discussion of "setting a scene" with the intimate conversations that John describes in his Gospel (Nicodemus & Samarian Women at well) > The Samarian Woman description and her significance > The well at the center of the city and the importance of Jacob's Well > Living Water = Moses delivers from a rock and Jesus discusses how we will deliver water that will quench your thirst forever > Theme of "Living Water" - not stagnant but "flowing" from one person to another. Spirit and faith should be "flowing" through us and to each other > "I am He" - how Jesus knew the Samarian woman > The "human exchange" between Jesus and the Samarian Women > The place of Samarian women in the