In this message from Rev. Weber, she shares a message about Paul’s letters to the Phillipians and how it measures up against a message from famed author Dr. Seuss. Specifically, she uses the tale of the Lorax to draw similarities to Paul’s letters, and to our lives today.
Fred Craddock, while visiting his dying father in the hospital, had his father scrawl a passage from Hamlet on a Kleenex box. “In this harsh world, draw thy breath in pain.” As Rev. Weber shares from Craddock’s life history, she weaved in how the murmurs in the early Church paralleled his path in becoming a preacher and the importance of being a light in the world.
The message delivered by Rev. Huggins here reminds us that we shouldn’t just stick to the system, but should seek out what Jesus expects from us; That you can’t just worship a book – it’s the contents that count!