Can you have faith without doubt? Is Christianity a System Belief or a Way of Life?
http://soundcloud.com/holy-communion-ucity/thomas-romero-and-the-importance-of-doubt-1?in=holy-communion-ucity/sets/sermons Today’s Gospel tells the story of Thomas Didymus, Thomas the Twin, but we call him by another name…”Doubting Thomas.” Thomas didn’t find belief in the resurrection easy. What does it mean to believe in the resurrection? Belief is the crux of this story. “Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet believe, says … Continue reading Thomas, Romero, and the Importance of Doubt
As a newly ordained person, I have to say, I find the story of doubting Thomas comforting. The stories of Jesus’ resurrection appearances often involve confusion. The disciples just don’t get what has happened. Peter keeps needing reminding that this guy is the resurrected Lord. Mary Magdalene confuses Jesus for the gardener. In Mark’s Gospel, … Continue reading Doubting Thomas and the Importance of Imperfection- Sermon from Easter 2