The Lesson is based upon the Sermon Series “Beguiled by Beauty” used for the June 20, 2021 service
Please use the questions below as an aid to understanding the video,
How comfortable are you with “not knowing” and accepting–and even loving–that we cannot know or control things? Can you embrace the idea that someone you’ve know even for a long time can surprise you? How much more, then, can we surmise that God is infinitely more than we can know or imagine? How do you feel about that?
Dr. Farley’s father wrote of a “violence” that is done to others when we insist on reducing them to what we think about them. Could there be a connection between our continued struggle with “isms” such as racism? Can we use this idea of the beauty of undefinable depths to help us notice when our thoughts or actions are contrary to honoring others’ integrity of being?
Is there something you do in your life that allows you to be “lost in wonder?” It can be a specific activity or it can be a place or a habit. What can you plan to do this week to release your “thinking” .
View video: “Abyss, Mystery and Wonder”—–https://youtu.be/