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We See Him Everywhere!

**Know that I am with you always** (Matthew 28:20).
Deuteronomy 4:32-34,39-40; Psalms 33:4-6,9,18-20,22; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20

Sermon Topic God: presence of

Sermon Week The Holy Trinity Cycle B

Scripture Summary Matthew 10:27


In the Broadway Musical "1776," a scene opens with John Adams crying out,

"Is anybody there?
Does anybody care?"

In one sense, we "are but tiny dots on the edge of a star cluster, in a universe that has millions of star clusters just like it." But rather than dwell on this kind of evidence of our unimportance or insignificance, we "marvel at a God who cares for each of us as if He had nothing else to care for."1

"Know that I am with you always," the Risen Christ says to His disciples in today's Gospel Lesson (Mt. 28:20).

The lyric in "Nowhere Men," a very popular song of the sixties, includes these lines:

He's a real nowhere man,
Sitting in his nowhere land,
Making all his nowhere plans for nobody.
Nowhere man, please listen,
You don't know what you're missin'.

None of us are strangers to the experience of feeling like a "Nowhere" man or woman. When things get to the point that you feel like you're sitting in a "nowhere land," please listen, you don't know what you're missin' ...

"KNOW THAT I AM WITH YOU ... ALWAYS" says the Lord. "I care!" says the Lord. "I understand!" says the Lord. "I know, first hand, what it feels like to be a "nowhere man."

Jesus was a lonely figure during His forty-day retreat into the desert, before He began His public ministry. Jesus was a lonely figure when He prayed in the place called Gethsemane. Jesus was a supremely lonely figure, saying, "O Father, You have the power to do all things. Take this cup away from Me" (Mk. 14:36). Jesus was a supremely lonely figure along the Way of the Cross to Calvary. Jesus was a supremely lonely figure when He cried out from the Cross, "My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?" (Mk. 16:34). And yet, even in the utter loneliness of His death, He longed -- desperately longed -- for the company of His Heavenly Father. But it was not only in those dark hours that Jesus longed for the company of His Heavenly Father. It was an ongoing experience -- in good times and [...]

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