Many who witnessed Jesus’ baptism and ministry came to know him and love him. We can too. “God” is simply too abstract. God the Father seems too remote. But God the Son we can know and love.
Sermon for Epiphany 1 on Isaiah 42:1-9; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17.
Preached at Holy Trinity Church Inwood, 20 Cumming Street, New York, New York 10034, on January 12, 2020.