November 26, 2017

A53: Christ the King Sunday, Year A

Jim Somerville

Jim Somerville, Pastor of Richmond’s First Baptist Church and Co-Founder of A Sermon for Every Sunday, preaches a sermon from Matthew 25:31-46 called, “I’d Have Baked a Cake.” “I was there,” Jesus says, “in every hungry, thirsty, strange, naked, sick, and imprisoned person you ever encountered. You just didn’t see me.”  You can almost hear their response: “But Lord, if we’d known it was you we would have acted differently. We would have thrown a party, would have baked a cake. We would have treated you like the king you are!” Which is just what Jesus doesn’t want…