Elijah and Jesus show the compassion of God by raising dead sons of widows. Does God still raise the dead? How does the human reaction to our sinful condition hold up to the crises in our day? With an illustration of ministry at a time of great grief, the sermon invites the hearer to come to terms with our own need for being raised from death, and sin. The sermon is bracketed by the prayer of the day for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

Compassion: The Dead Are Raised