The Light Shines in the Darkness

2016-01-03 Sermon on John 1:1-18

New beginnings. Starting over. These are powerful ideas, aren’t they? And very appropriate for today too – Happy New Year! Maybe you’re like me, and it’s easy to think about the messes of this past year. And now we have a brand new year to do better. Or maybe you’ve going to exercise or read more. Maybe we’ll try to be a nicer person for a change. More patient? More accepting? More generous? It’s kind of an endless list, but hey, we’ll never be bored, right? So how about resolutions? Did any of you make some? Maybe they’ll work. I hope so. But to be honest, I’m not too big on resolutions. Somehow I just end up falling back into old habits. Does that happen for you too? Maybe we really are just creatures of habit. We say that a lot, or at least we think it.

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