This sermon kicked off our series on the shortest books of the Bible, called Small But Significant. All throughout this series we read the entire book in worship, an unusual treat due to the brevity of these books. 

We began with Obadiah, the shortest book in the Old Testament. One of the Minor Prophets, Obadiah was a stark reminder that the love God has for God’s people sometimes looks like anger, especially in situations of oppression and injustice. We talked a lot this Sunday about the history of Israel and the role of prophets into the faith community.

Love without anger is indifference.

 

Notes:

The classic book by Rabbi Joshua Heschel that Drew references is The Prophets, which you can find here.

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